A FIRE ripped through a factory producing signboards in Hidd last night, causing massive damages.
The incident took place in Arabian Neon near Dry Dock area at around 5pm when a welder was working inside the workshop.
Firemen arrived at the scene after one of the workers alerted them when he saw smoke rising from a machine.
Part of the factory was gutted as the owner and other workers rushed to the scene on hearing the news.
Illuminated signage company Arabian Neon, which is part of Dadabhai Group, is into outdoor advertising with expertise in the design of neon signs and billboards for the corporate and retail world.