Update February 7, 2016

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Fire at Gazipur cotton warehouses

Sumel Sarker

Firefighter dousing blaze

Fire at Gazipur cotton warehouses

07 February 2016, Nirapad News: Fire broke out at five warehouses of cotton in Namabazar area at Tongi mill gate in Gazipur district early hours of Sunday.

The fire originated at one cotton warehouse at 2:00am and then soon engulfed four adjacent warehouses, fire service Tongi station officer M Selim Mia told banglanews.

On information, six fire-fighting units — two from Tongi fire station, two from Joydebpur and another form Uttara—rushed to the spot and brought the fire under control after 6-hour efforts.

No casualty was reported in the incident, added the fire service officer.

M Selim further said that the cause of fire could not be known immediately. Investigation is going on to find out the reason and to estimate the extent of loss in the fire.

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