One dead, 42 fall sick in Gazipur chemical warehouse fire

Sun Online Desk

6th March, 2021 03:23:59 printer

One dead, 42 fall sick in Gazipur chemical warehouse fire

A worker died and 42 others fell sick as a fire broke out at a chemical warehouse of a garment factory in Sreepur upazila of Gazipur on Saturday morning.

The deceased was identified as Masum Sikder, 23.

Mia Raj, senior station officer of Sreepur Fire Station, said the fire originated around 10:00am at Dhaka Garments and Washing Ltd's godown.

“Being informed, two firefighting units rushed the spot and doused the fire within half an hour,” he said.

None of the workers were burnt but 42 fell sick after inhaling toxic gas, he added.


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