A pall of gloom descended on the village of fireman Md Alauddin who was killed at BM container depot in Sitakunda upazila .
Alauddin, 35, hailing from Bansha village in Chatkhil upazila, returned to his workplace at Kumira in Chattogram Saturday morning after spending holidays at his village.
“He joined his workplace at Kumira Fire Station Saturday morning after spending a seven-day holiday with his family at the village, the last holidays in his life,” he said in a choked voice.
Alauddin was the member of the unit that reached the spot first, Zahir said.
His family members received the news of his death from Chattogram Medical College and Hospital (CMCH) authority.
Alauddin's body was sent to his village on Sunday and will be buried on Monday.
He joined the Bangladesh Fire Service and Civil Defense in 2007 as a fireman.
Besides, twelve firemen still remained missing, Shahjahan Shikdar, deputy assistant director of Fire Service and Civil Defense headquarters (media) on Sunday.