Board factory gutted

FAISALABAD: Precious material in a board factory was reduced to ashes in the area of D-Type Colony police station.

A police spokesman said on Tuesday that fire erupted in a board factory situated in Niamat Town at Sammundri Road due to short-circuiting. The fire engulfed the entire surroundings and burnt precious material to ashes.

Fire-fighters of Rescue-1122 rushed to the spot and brought the fire under control after four hours. However, no loss of life was reported in this incident.