KARACHI - A motorbike spare parts manufacturing factory was gutted in a fire in Nazimabad locality on Tuesday.

Police said that the factory-cum-warehouse where the indicators for motorcycles used to manufacture was located at Goll Market at Nazimabad No 3. Firefighters reached the site and participated in the fire extinguish work.

According to fire brigade spokesperson, two fire tenders were immediately rushed to the fire site, adding that the firefighters, however, were able to extinguish the fire with the hectic efforts of at least one hour.

Reacting on information, the police also reached the site and inquired about the incident, adding that the fire apparently broke out due to short circuit.

Police officials said that the factory-cum-warehouse was comprised on four rooms and all the rooms were gutted in a fire that caused of loss of worth million of rupees while further investigation was underway.