Fire near Mochi Gate spreads

Firefighters and locals are trying hard to put out a massive fire near Mochi Gate in Old Lahore. The fire, which reportedly broke out at a perfumery shop, has spread around a vast area gutting other shops, houses and a masjid. A lonely helicopter has been sighted throwing water from a distant height.

See pictures at Mubarakpur.

3 Comments so far

  1. PAKISTAN7X24.INFO » Fire injures 27 in Lahore – AFP (pingback) on February 7th, 2011 @ 6:27 pm

    […] out of controlThe News InternationalFire engulfs market in
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  2. PAKISTAN7X24.INFO » Frailty of fire-fighting tools exposed – The Nation, Pakistan (pingback) on February 8th, 2011 @ 8:19 am

    […] Press of PakistanThe Express Tribune -Business Recorder
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  3. Sattar (unregistered) on February 9th, 2011 @ 7:36 am

    I saw the video on the TV today about the fire and it seems that
    our cities are not equipped to control these kind of incidents. We
    need to organize our societies better to be able to have an
    efficient communities. Sorry for the loss of business in those

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