Three die as factory catches fire near Lahore

By: News Desk      Published: 11:54 AM, 7 Jan, 2021
Three die as factory catches fire near Lahore
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Three people were burnt to death as a furnace oil factory in Rana Town of Ferozewala near Lahore caught fire on Thursday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

According to reports, those killed had initially gone missing soon after the fire broke out. When Rescue 1122 officials started searching for them, they found their bodies instead which they shifted to Tehsil Headquarters Hospital, Ferozewala. 

However, the cause of the fire could not be ascertained till the filing of this report.  

Firefighters reached the factory and extinguished the fire while cooling was underway till the last reports came in.   

Around 30 Rescue 1122 officials of Lahore and Sheikhupura carried out the relief operation while 10 vehicles were also used in the operation.