Update May 11, 2015

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Chemical godown catches fire in Chittagong

Sumel Sarker

Fire

Chemical godown catches fire in Chittagong

Chittagong, 11 May 2015, Nirapad News: A fire broke out at a chemical godown at Yakub Nagar of Firingi Bazar area of the city on Monday morning.

Fire service officials said the fire broke out around 9:30 am inside a chemical godwon where burnt-furnace oil was kept alongside flammable chemicals.

On information, six firefighting units from Nandankanan and Agrabad Fire Stations rushed to the spot and doused the flame after half an hour of frantic efforts, said Ali Akbar, senior station officer of Nandankanan Fire Station. No one was reported to be hurt in the incident

The origin of the fire, or the losses, could not be ascertained immediately.

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