Gazipur mill fire tamed; building collapses

Gazipur mill fire tamed; building collapses

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Dhaka – A fire broke out at a spinning mill at Shafipur in Kaliakoir upazila of Gazipur early Sunday, UNB news agency reported.Akhteruzzaman Liton, assistant director at Gazipur fire services, said the fire broke out from jhut godawn of recycling plant of ‘Margasa Spinning Mill’ of Jamuna Group around 5.15am. The fire roared through the entire tin-shed factory and it collapsed around 8.30am.
The fire burned down recycling plant, waving and finishing section of the mill.
On information, 15 firefighting units from Kaliakoir, Gazipur, Joydebpur and Savar rushed to the spot and brought the fire under control around 12pm, said Apurba Bal, station officer of Kaliakoir fire service.
The factory authorities suspected that electric short-circuit might have caused the fire
Meanwhile, the district administration and fire service formed two committees to investigate the incident.

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