Old Dhaka factory fire doused | 2019-03-24 | daily-sun.com

Old Dhaka factory fire doused

Staff Correspondent

24 March, 2019 12:00 AM printer

A fire broke out at a factory in Shaheed Nagar area of Old Dhaka on Saturday night.

Helal Uddin Khandaker, inspector (investigation) of Lalbagh Police Station, said the fire caught the factory at 6 No Lane around 9:45pm.

On receiving information, several units of Fire Service and Civil Defence of Lalbagh Fire Station rushed to the spot and doused the blaze at around 10:30pm.

No casualty was reported.

The reason of the fire could not be known immediately.

Mentionable, a devastating fire killed 71 people in Old Dhaka’s Chawkbazar on Feb 20.

The flames were aggravated by the presence of flammables and chemical warehouses in the vicinity, according to the fire service.