Fire guts fabric waste warehouses in Port City

Chattogram Bureau :
Several waste fabric warehouses caught fire in the Atura depot area of Chattogram on Thursday. Shahidul Islam, a senior official at the Chandanpura fire station said that they were informed about the fire around 5:15 am. Later, eleven fire service vehicles from the Agrabad, Bayezid Bostami and Chandanpura fire stations, went to the spot and brought the fire under control after four hours.”The fire was brought under control around 9:00 am but it may take some more time before it is fully extinguished,” said Shahidul Islam.
Meanwhile fire broke out at four garments waste warehouses in Baizid area of the city. 5 units of fire service have worked in fire control.
Anisur Rahman, deputy assistant director of the fire service, said that five units of the fire service went to the spot and brought the fire under control. Initially, the fire had to be brought under control due to lack of adequate water supply. The onset of fire and the extent of damage can be reported subject to investigation.
Mohammad Ismail, the owner of one of the damaged warehouses, said winter clothes were brought to the warehouse. Clothes worth Tk 29 lakh were collected during the winter season. But the fire in the godown has burnt everything to ashes.

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