Dawn : Fire breaks out at Radio Pakistan in Karachi

Sunday, October 28, 2007

Fire breaks out at Radio Pakistan in Karachi

APP | October 28, 2007

KARACHI -- A fire broke out in the historic building of Radio Pakistan Karachi Station located on M.A. Jinnah Road here on Sunday.

An official of the Central Fire Brigade said the fire started from the studio.

Eight fire tenders were used to put out the fire.

The cause of the fire and the extent of damage could not be ascertained immediately, the official added.

All the 14 studios of Radio Pakistan on the first floor of the building and engineering equipment including Master Control Room were destroyed, said a PBC press release issued here.

The sound library of Radio Pakistan having precious collections since independence as well as office record remained safe.