Mattress factory gutted by fire

Staff Correspondent

2 January, 2021 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: A devastating fire gutted a mattress factory in the city’s Kalurghat BSCIC Industrial area on Thursday night.

Sources in the Fire Service and Civil Defence (FSCD) department said the fire broke out at the factory of Quader Traders Company at around 10:45pm.

Different equipments and raw materials were gutted in the fire, said the sources.

FSCD, Chattogram Deputy Assistant Director (DAD) Farid Ahmed Chowdhury said on receiving information, nine fire fighting units from different fire stations rushed to the spot and doused the blaze at around 3:15am.

Cause behind the fire and damages in it couldn’t be ascertained immediately, he said adding that none was hurt in the accident as there was no staff at that time.