A portion of a garment factory catches fire in Malik Pura neighborhood of Gujranwala.
Several rescue and firefighting teams rushed to the factory and started dousing the blaze.
According to rescue officials, two vehicles of fire brigade are taking part in the operation. Rescue sources said that the fire erupted due to short-circuit which turned machinery of the factory into ashes.
The incidents of fires are common in Pakistan due to the poor safety standards with inadequate fire extinguishers and fire alarm systems.
Earlier in June, an oil factory had caught fire which was doused after five hours of toil, five charred dead bodies of factory workers were pulled from the burning establishment by rescue workers.
The factory was housing almost 100,000 liters of oil which caught fire.