Update March 17, 2015

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Fire breaks out at CEPZ’s courier service zone

Sumel Sarker


Chittagong Export Processing Zone (CEPZ)

17 March 2015, Nirapad News: A fire at the courier services zone of Chittagong Export Processing Zone (CEPZ) gutted valuables of five international courier services on Tuesday.

Divisional assistant director of Chittagong Fire Service Yeahia Akter said the fire broke out around 11:45 am and it spread around soon.

On information, 11 fire-fighting units rushed in and brought the blaze under control after one and half an hour of frantic efforts.

Abul Mansur, Officer-in-Charge of EPZ police Station, said the fire damaged valuables of five international courier services—Aeromax, UPS, FedEx, DHL and TNT.

Besides, the dormitory of BEPZA was also damaged by the fire, they said. However, no one was injured in the fire incident. The extent of damage caused by the fire could not yet be ascertained.

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