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Fire at Gazipur factory

  • Gazipur Correspondent,
    Published: 2015-01-24 10:08:28 BdST

A fire has broken out in a thread factory in Gazipur’s Konabari.

Fire service personnel are trying to bring it under control.

No casualties are reported yet but huge losses are anticipated by the management.

Gazipur fire service Assistant Deputy Director Md Akhteruzzaman said the ground floor of Konabari’s Kader Synthetic and Compact Spinning Mill erupted in flames around 7am on Saturday.

The fire soon spread out to the entire two-storey factory building.

Fire fighters of Tongi, Kaliakair and Joydebpur fire service were trying to douse the flames, he said.

Swapan Biswas, the factory's security supervisor , said the devastating fire originated from the air conditioner switch control room in the morning.

People rushed out of the factory as soon as the ground floor was seen on fire.

No casualty has so far been reported nor is there any report of people trapped in the flames.