Fire guts plastic factory in Tongi

National Desk

Published: May 17, 2024, 05:48 PM

Fire guts plastic factory in Tongi

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A fire broke out at a plastic factory in Tongi last night while no casualties were reported, so far, due to the incident.

The fire originated from a garaze adjacent to the factory around 10.45pm on Thursday night.

Being informed, three fire fighting units of Tongi station rushed to the spot and brought the blaze under control after one-hour of hectic efforts, said
Abu Mohammad Sajedul Kabir Joarder, senior officer of the Fire Service and Civil Defence Department.

However, the cause of the fire and extent of damage could not be known immediately.

The factory produced plastic sack and ball after melting plastic bottles, said the factory owner Abdul Hamid Lichu Mia.

The fire has burnt machinery and other goods of the factory, he added.

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