Two people sustain burn injuries in Gazipur factory fire

Published: July 03, 2018 12:44:54 | Updated: July 03, 2018 18:14:18

Fire fighters trying to bring the fire under control at a foam factory in Borobari area of Gazipur city on Tuesday

Two people sustained burn injuries while trying to douse a fire that broke out at a foam factory and its warehouse in Borobari area of Gazipur city early Tuesday.

The identities of the injured are not yet known, said Md Jakir Hossain, senior station officer of Joydebpur Fire Service and Civil Defence.

The fire erupted at 'Banjing Bangladesh Limited' around 5:00am and soon engulfed the adjoining warehouse, Jakir added.

On information, six fire-fighting units from Joydebpur, Tongi, and Uttara stations rushed there, and put out the fire around 10:30am, said Aktaruzzaman, Deputy Director, Fire Service and Civil Defence, Gazipur.

The cause of fire and extent of damage could not be known yet, UNB reported quoting the fire service official.

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