Monday, 4 July, 2022

Gazipur yarn godown fire under control

A fire that broke out at a yarn godown in the Chandra area of Kaliakoir upazila on Wednesday morning was brought under control within one and a half hours, officials said.

The blaze started around 9.30am and was brought under control around 11am, said Abdul Hamid Mia, deputy director of Gazipur fire service.

"As many as six fire tenders have been pressed into service to douse the flames completely," he said. “Fortunately, no casualties were reported.”

A probe has been ordered to ascertain the exact cause of the fire and the extent of damage, the officer said.