Firefighter dies during rescue operation in Lahore

07:21 PM | 4 Jul, 2019
Firefighter dies during rescue operation in Lahore
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LAHORE – A rescue worker has died while trying to put out the fire at a house, according to reports in local media.

The incident took place Thursday morning in Gawalmandi area of Nisbat Road, Lahore where fire erupted in a house.

Waseem Abbas, an official at Rescue-1122, reached the location with his team. He kept guiding all the members to distinguish the fire . The fire damaged the roof of the house due to which it collapsed, burying the firefighter. His dead body was found after a struggle of one to two hours.

District Rescue Office Shahid Waheed remembered Waseem Abbas as a very dedicated and hard-working fire fighter.