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Fire broke out at Lahore’s CNG Pump


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

09th Jan, 2020. 11:22 am
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Fire Broke

Fire broke out at  Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) pump in Lahore on Thursday, however no casualties reported in the incident.

According to the details, fire at pump extinguished.

Fire broke out  at Pump located in Barkat town of Lahore’s Shadrah area.

Through the immediate response of the firefighters, fire extinguished.

Moreover, people present at the station and the surrounding areas evacuated safely.

No  injuries and casualties reported in the incident however the cause of fire investigated.

The CNG station sealed until further investigations.

Fire broke out at Karachi CNG Station

In March 2019, Two persons killed and four others injured in a cylinder explosion at a CNG filling station in Karachi.

a fire broke out in the compressor room of the filling station after CNG gas cylinder exploded near Powerhouse Chowrangi.

As a result, two persons, including pump owner Muhammad Rashid and Saqib died while four people, Faqeer Muhammad, Hamza, Moheed and Zarnis sustained injuries.

The bodies and injured shifted to hospitals.

Soon after the incident, the fire brigade reached at the location and extinguished the blaze.

A heavy contingent of law enforcement agencies also reached the site and sealed the gas station.

Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah also took notice of the incident

He directed Commissioner Karachi to take immediate steps for enforcing a complete ban on low standard CNG cylinders.

He also sought a detailed inquiry report of the incident and ordered the authorities to provide best medical facilities to injured people.

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