Fire guts glassware factory in Tangail

Published: March 20, 2018 20:28:43 | Updated: March 21, 2018 10:59:35

A fire burnt down huge valuables at Nasir Glassware and Tube Industries in Gorai area of Mirzapur upazila in Tangail on Tuesday afternoon.

The fire originated from a chimney of a unit of the factory around 1:15pm and engulfed the adjacent units, said Md Kafil Uddin, station officer of Mirzapur Fire Service and Civil Defence Station.

On information, six units rushed in and took the fire under control around 5:00pm with the help of officials, employee and workers of the factory, reports UNB.

General Manager (GM) of the factory Md Fazlul Rahman said the valuable machinery of most of the units and materials were burnt down in the fire, claiming that the extent of losses caused by the fire would cross Tk six billion.

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