Fire burns mill warehouses in Tongi

Sun Online Desk

11th June, 2021 12:26:36 PM printer

Fire burns mill warehouses in Tongi

A raging fire destroyed mill warehouses in Tongi of Gazipur on Thursday night but there were no reports of injuries.

The fire broke out at the Olympia Textile Mills Limited at around 9:00pm on Thursday and was brought under control around 4:00am on Friday.

A total of seven firefighting units of Tongi, Uttara, Dhaka Zone rushed to the spot and worked to douse the fire.

Three locals were also injured while trying to put it out as well.

The cause of the fire and the exact amount of damage could not be known immediately.

The fire might have started from cigarettes or mosquito coil. It burned down all the goods in the warehouse to ashes. The fire has caused about Tk 5 crore worth of damage, said Sabuj, a warehouse owner.