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Fire ravages shoe factory in Gazipur

  • Published at 09:26 pm October 10th, 2020
Gazipur Shoe Factory Fire
Fire breaks out in the factory of FB Footwear Limited in Kaliakair upazila of Gazipur on Saturday, October, 10, 2020 Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

The fire broke out in the factory of FB Footwear Limited, located at Ulusura area in Kaliakair, around 4pm

A fire broke out at a shoe factory in Kaliakair upazila of Gazipur on Saturday afternoon.

Five units from different local fire stations have brought the fire under control within two and a half hours.

The fire broke out in the factory of FB Footwear Limited, located at Ulusura area in Kaliakair, around 4pm.

Confirming the matter, Abdul Alim, deputy assistant director of Kaliakair Fire Service and Civil Defence, said chemical was stored in a corner of the single-floored factory.

Fire service officials are guessing that the fire has started from the chemicals.

Workers escaped the facility when the fire broke out. The damage sustained is yet to be calculated.