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Two killed in furniture factory fire

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 11 January, 2022 12:00 AM
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CHATTOGRAM: At least two people were killed in the fire at a furniture factory in the city’s Colonel Hat area on Monday.  

The identity of the deceased couldn’t be known immediately.

Sources said the fire broke out at a furniture factory and spread fast to an adjoining godown at Colonel Jones Road of the Colonel Hat area around 3:45pm. 

After receiving information, 10 fire fighting units rushed to the spot and were trying to extinguish the fire until filing the report around 7:30pm, said Fire Service and Civil Defence Assistant Director Faruk Hossain Sikder.

Two bodies were recovered from the spot in the evening, he said.

Cause of the fire couldn’t be ascertained immediately, added the assistant director.