Mayor Karachi monitor the fire fighting work at I.I Chundrigar Road

Karachi, October 02, 2018 (PPI-OT): Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar said building rules were violated in issuing the layout plan for the building which caught on fire at the I.I Chundrigar Road on Monday. He urged that such actions must be stopped which put lives of citizens in danger. How the Sindh Building Control Authority passed the lay out plan of this building which had no emergency exit or way for fumes to get out.

He was reviewing the fire extinguishing operation by KMC fire brigade on Monday where he appreciated the performance of fire fighters who got control on fire immediately and started cooling process. Mayor Karachi called this sad that the building caught on fire, he said the building had also generators with petrol and diesel which was very dangerous. He issued on the spot directives to fire fighters and officers and said that full measures must be taken to save the lives and property.

He also directed the chief fire officer to put the fire tender and bowsers in ready condition so these could be use without delay. Mayor Karachi directives the fire fighting staff carried out the work immediately. Mayor Karachi said that we are making the fire brigade better and modern. He said Karachi is a big city and needs more fire tenders and other necessary equipment to put of fire wherever fire incident takes place in the city.

For more information, contact:
Administrator Secretariat
Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC)
City District Government Complex, 1st Floor, Civic Centre,
Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi
Tel: +92-21-99232400-01
Fax: +92-21-99232406

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