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Station 58

Produced by Syed Azfar Ali Rizvi
All men are born equal, then some become fireman.

Overview

Synopsis

The Fire Department of Pakistan inherited its first Fire Department Building in 1947 right after partition. The building has since been renovated only in 1976. You witness the lives of a few daring firemen and see how they cope with the emotional and physical stresses of keeping a city of 15 million out an inferno.

On 15th January 2007, eight firemen were buried and burned alive in a burning cotton factory at the Site Industrial Area of Karachi. You experience the emotional turmoil these families had to deal with and how some of the firemen barely escaped death . As the firemen talk about the uncertainty of their lives and the medical services they get, the viewers will get a unique insight into the lives of these selfless individuals.

Stage
finished

Credits

Production Details

Country
Pakistan
Locations
Karachi , Hyderabad

Distribution Details

Release year
2008
Festivals
Istanbul Film Festival
Language
Urdu, English
Subtitles
English

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