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POST TIME: 15 August, 2019 00:00 00 AM
Fire breaks out at polythene factory at Lalbagh
UNB, Dhaka

Fire breaks out at polythene factory at Lalbagh

Firefighters try to douse a fire that broke out at a polythene factory in the capital’s Lalbagh area last night with no casualties till filing this report. Independent Photo

A fire broke out at a polythene factory in the capital’s Lalbagh area last night. Ershad Hossain, duty officer of Fire Service and Civil Defence control room, said the fire originated at the polythene factory in front of Posta Police Outpost at 10:40pm. The cause of the fire is yet to be known, he said.

Fifteen firefighting units rushed to the spot, and extinguished the fire while  no casualties were reported till filing the report at 1.03am. Earlier on February 21 this year, a fire broke out at Wahed Mansionin Churihattaa area of Chawakbazar killing at least 81 people.