Fire erupts at Gujranwala asphalt plant | Pakistan Today

Fire erupts at Gujranwala asphalt plant

GUJRANWALA: Fire that had broken out in an asphalt plant here on Wednesday was quickly extinguished after firefighting operations were carried out for over one hour.

According to reports, fire erupted at the plant on Hafizabad road near Chahal Kalan, which quickly spread to four trucks carrying bitumen.

Firefighters reached the spot and doused the flames in a daring operation.

“The fire erupted when the engine of a truck overheated during shifting of the bitumen,” rescue sources said. However, no losses of life or injuries occurred in the blaze, reports added.

Four trucks at the asphalt plant were gutted in the fire, reports claimed.