Man dies after fires breaks out in Lahore plaza
June 7, 2022 03:38 PM
A fire broke out in the basement of a plaza in Lahore on Tuesday, which resulted in the death of a man, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
Though the fire-fighters were succeeded in dousing the fire after hectic efforts but they could not save 50-year-old Mirza Waheed Baig who fell unconscious and was rushed to hospital but could not be revived.
ID card of deceased Mirza Waheed Baig.
The rescuers also managed to rescue 23 who stuck on the second and third storeys of the sky-high Rehman plaza located near Faisal Chowk.
Rescue 1122 fire hydrants and two snorkels took part in the operation to extinguish the blaze as the basement of the plaza filled with thick black smoke.
Last year in October, a massive fire erupted in Lahore's Hafeez Centre damaging the building completely.
Reporter Hassan Khalid