Chemical factory catches fire

Staff Correspondent

12 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

A devastating fire broke out at a chemical factory at Tepirbari area of Sreepur upazila in Gazipur on Thursday.

Gazipur Fire Service deputy assistant director Abdul Hamid Miah said the fire took place at ASM Chemical Industries Limited in the evening and soon spread the whole factory.

On receiving information, seven firefighting vehicles from different fire stations including Sreepur, Bhaluka and Joydebpur, reached the spot and took part in the operation.

Firefighters continued to extinguish the flame but the flame is not yet to be under total control until 7:00pm, he added.

However, the cause behind the fire could not be known immediately.