Banani’s Ahmed Tower fire under control

Sun Online Desk

20th September, 2020 01:15:46 printer

Banani’s Ahmed Tower fire under control

A fire that broke out at a high-rise building in Banani area in the capital has been brought under control after around an hour. 

“The fire originated on the 14th floor of Ahmed Tower at 11:30am and eight fire fighting units brought the fire under control at 12:30noon,” said Anisur Rahman, a firefighter of the Fire Service and Civil Defence Control room.

The tower is located next to FR Tower, where a fire in 2019 claimed 27 lives.

The cause of the fire could not be known immediately.