KARACHI - Fire destroyed a pharmaceutical firm’s storehouse on MA Jinnah Road on Friday.

The three-storey storehouse was located in the area of Kharadar Police Station. Police and rescuers rushed to the scene to extinguish the fire. Rescuers evacuated the shops and the buildings adjacent to the storehouse and disconnected the power supply. No injuries or casualties were reported.

Police said the fire erupted in the storehouse of pharmaceutical company near Denso Hall. Six fire tenders were rushed to the scene. Fire brigade officials said that six more fire tenders were called in to assist the fire fighters as it became the third degree fire due to presence of chemicals in the storehouse.