A major fire broke out at Bagh-e-Ali Mardan Khan, Srinagar in an Arts Emporium Factory which completely destroyed the factory. A loss of more than 50 lakh Rs has been estimated.
The fire engulfed early Wednesday at 3:30 AM. The eyewitnesses said that they saw flames from Azmat Arts Emporium in the industrial area of Bagh-e-Ali mardan Khan and immediately called the fire tenders.
“The first fire tender reached the spot but without water so it could not do anything, the fire and emergency personnel called another tender which reached at about 6 AM, till then the whole factory had dashed in fire,” the eyewitnesses said.
Sources said that Azmat Arts Emporium was a very old factory in the industrial area and it faced a loss of more than fifty lakh Rupees because its machinery and other things completely engulfed in the devastating fire.