Islamabad: A fire broke out Sunday in a vacant military barracks in Pakistan`s port city Karachi but was soon brought under control, a media report said.
The incident took place in Shahrae Faisal area, Dawn News reported.
The barracks was unoccupied when it caught fire and no injuries were reported, the Pakistani military`s media wing said.
The fire appeared to have been caused by an electrical short circuit.
Fire-fighting teams and emergency teams of the Pakistan Navy reached the spot and brought the fire under control in three hours.