Fire broke at CHK


KARACHI:A fire broke out on the rooftop of Administration Block of Dr Ruth KM Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) here on Monday which was extinguished by fire tenders in one hour, however, no damage was reported.

A sudden fire erupted on the top roof of 2nd floor of Admin Block at Civil Hospital Karachi about 01:15pm. The administration rushed to the point of incident along with team and supervisors. The fire tenders were immediately called. The fire was controlled over with two cylinders of fire extinguisher available in the hospital before the arrival of fire brigade. No any damage or any loss of lives or property was reported.

The CHK administration has constituted an enquiry committee comprising Dr Rakib Tufail (AMS Technical) and Dr Hafiz Ali Asghar (AMS Security) to probe the incident as well as to find out whether any part of the hospital record had been damaged. An official at Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) told PPI that old record of retired doctors, zakat, purchase and account department had allegedly been damaged or burnt in the incident.

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