Saturday, 10 June, 2023

Demra chemical warehouse doused

Demra chemical warehouse doused

A fire that quickly tore through a chemical warehouse in the capital's Demra on Friday morning was brought under control within one hour, the authorities said.

Fortunately, no casualties were reported till the filling of this report.

The blaze began at the chemical warehouse in the Sanarpar area at 10;18am, Rakib Hossain, duty officer at Fire Service and Civil Defence headquarters, told UNB.

On receiving information, two firefighting units responded to the blaze, and the responders could tame the flames at 1055am, he said. However, the reason for the fire and extent of damage could not be known immediately.