Smoke columns were seen high in the sky after raging flames have engulfed cardboard factory Al Khankah، Al Qalyubia Governorate، northeastern Cairo.
Firefighters and fire engines were seen extensively at the scene to battle the blaze and prevent fire extension to the neighboring residential blocks.
Qalyubia Security Director Major General Mohammed Tawfik Hamzawi، received a tip-off frover the incident informing a huge fire erupted in a cardboard factory Al Khankah city.
Six fire engines and crews were directed to rush to the moved to control the fire. As the flames spread to all parts of the factory on an area of 200 meters، residents were evacuated from the higher floors.
A report was issued with regard to the incident and prosecution has been notified for further investigation.