Rupganj factory fire: 11 people burnt
19 February 2015, Nirapad News: Eleven people received burn injuries as a fire broke out at a spinning mill in Rupganj upazila of Narayanganj district early Thursday. Eight of the victims were rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
Duty officer Farhaduzzaman of the Fire Service Headquarters said the fire erupted from excess heat of machinery at Noab Ali Spinning Mill at Tatki Jatramura in the upazila around 2:15 am and it soon spread to the entire mill.
Informed, three fire fighting units from Demra rushed in and doused the blaze after one hour of frantic efforts.
Local sources said at least 11 people sustained burn injuries as they tried to douse the flame.
Eight of the victims were admitted to the burn unit of the Dhaka Medical College Hospital, said in-charge of the hospital police outpost Mozammel Hoque.