A massive fire has engulfed a large portion of Hafeez Center Plaza, situated on Main Boulevard, in the Gulberg area of Lahore today.
According to the details, the fire brigades called soon after the blaze broke out around 6:00 am. Reportedly, more than 15 vehicles and 40 fire fighters are putting efforts to control the fire. Millions feared a loss in the enraged fire so far, however, no loss of life has been reported.
The process of extinguishing the fire is underway. Whereas the cause of the fire is not known yet.
According to a rescue official, the fire has engulfed 30-40 shops in total and has spread to the shopping centre’s backside as well. “The intensity of the fire has increased due to [the burning of] laptops and mobile phones,” he said.