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Fire at plastic factory

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 15 February, 2022 12:00 AM
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A fire broke out in a plastic factory at Shyampur in the capital on Monday.

But, soon, firefighters managed to douse it.

The fire started around 2am at Delwar Plastic and Sweet Footwear on Postogola High School road, said Shahjahan Shikder, Deputy Assistant Director of the Fire Service and Civil Defence Headquarters.

On information, eight units of fire-fighters rushed to the spot and brought the blaze under control around 3:40am, he added. The fire originated from an electric short circuit, said the official.

No casualties were reported, he added.

In another incident, a fire broke out on the 6th floor of the 12-storey building of Tax Commission in the capital's Segun Bagicha area on the day.

The fire broke out at 1:45pm.

On receiving information, four units of Fire Service and Civil Defense rushed to the spot.

No casualties were reported so far.