Alexa Knitting factory gutted in Ashulia

Dhaka, Thursday   23 January 2020


Knitting factory gutted in Ashulia

 Savar (Dhaka) correspondent

 Published: 10:49 AM, 15 December 2019   Updated: 10:50 AM, 15 December 2019

Photo: Symbolic

Photo: Symbolic

A fire broke out at a knitting factory named XS Fast Knitting in Ashulia, Savar at around 5 am on Sunday. The factory owners claimed that the damage of about Tk 7 crore.

Locals and fire service sources said the fire broke out at the XS Fast Knitting Factory in Zirabo Baganbari area early in the morning. Upon receiving the news, five fire service units arrived at the scene and with the locals’ assistance, the fire was doused after two hours-long fightings. However, the knitting factory machinery and the ready-made fabric were burned.

DEPZ fire service senior station officer Jahangir Alam said the fire started at around 5 am. On receiving the news, three units of the DEPZ Fire Service and two units from Savar were able to extinguish the fire after two hours of effort.

He added that it was believed that the fire started from the electric shorts circuit. The damage can be reported after the investigation.