Gazipur coil factory fire: Damage worth Tk 10 lakh
Published: 03:50 PM, 9 February 2021
A fire broke out at a mosquito coil factory named ‘Joy Chemical Company’ at Kunia Targach area of Gazipur City Corporation on Tuesday morning. Later, two units of fire service personnel of Tongi Fire Station went to the spot and brought the fire under control.
According to local sources, the fire broke out at the Golam Yazdani factory in Kunia Targach at around 8 am. The fire spread quickly inside the factory with coils, raw materials for making coils, and chemicals. Locals informed the fire service as they were unable to extinguish it.
Gazipur Metropolitan Tongi Fire Station Senior Station Officer Iqbal Hasan said that after receiving the news, two units of Tongi Fire Station reached the spot and brought the fire under control.
Following the preliminary information, the fire caused damage of TK 10 lakh. However, no casualties were reported in the blaze, he added.