Thursday, 7 July, 2022

Fire breaks out at Square Pharma factory

A devastating fire broke out at a factory of Square Pharmaceuticals Limited in Kaliakoir Upazila of Gazipur district on Monday.

On information, the firefighters rushed to the spot and brought the blaze under control after a seven-hour frantic effort. There were no casualties reported until 8:30 p.m.

The fire started in the factory around 12:00 pm, said Saiful Islam, station officer of Kaliakoir Fire Service.

Shajahan Shikder, in-charge of Fire Service and Civil Defence headquarters, told the Daily Sun that they were informed of the fire at 12:20 pm.

The first unit of fire firefighters reached the spot at 12:38 pm and seven more units reached the scene later, he said.