Fire at three salt factories in Chittagong

Published: March 02, 2018 17:21:05 | Updated: March 02, 2018 20:19:30


At least three salt factories were gutted in a fire that broke out at Sadarghat area in Chittagong on Friday morning.

The fire originated at a salt factory caused by power disruption around 10:00am and soon engulfed adjacent factories.

On information, six units of fire fighters from Nandankanon and Agrabad Fire stations rushed to the spot and doused the fire around 12:00pm, said Jasim Uddin, deputy assistant director of Agrabad Fire Service.

He said fire damaged three salt factories and the estimated loss would be around Tk 2 million.

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