| GEO Pakistan|
| Mattress shops catch fire in Karachi|
| Updated at: 0650 PST, Saturday, May 16, 2009|
KARACHI: The fire, broke out at four mattress and home-curtain shops, located in PECHS areas here, turned inferno gutting to ashes almost all articles worth of millions of rupees late on Friday but thankfully no loss of life was reported, fire fighting sources ascertained.
According to shop owners, mattresses and curtains and other materials costing millions of rupees were burnt to aches as the fire, erupted in one shop in the beginning, took no time to overpower the others located nearby.
As many as six fire tenders participated in rescue efforts to tame fire, fire brigade sources said.