Adamjee EPZ fire under control after 9hrs effort...

Adamjee EPZ fire under control after 9hrs effort

 Narayanganj Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:39 PM, 17 June 2022   Updated: 05:39 PM, 17 June 2022

The fire inside the Adamjee Export Processing Zone (EPZ) in Siddhirganj, Narayanganj has been brought under control by firefighters after trying for about 9 hours at 4:30 pm on Friday

The fire inside the Adamjee Export Processing Zone (EPZ) in Siddhirganj, Narayanganj has been brought under control by firefighters after trying for about 9 hours at 4:30 pm on Friday

The fire that broke out inside Adamjee Export Processing Zone (EPZ) in Siddhirganj, Narayanganj has been brought under control. Firefighters brought the fire under control at around 4:30 pm on Friday after trying for about 9 hours.

Earlier, the fire originated at around 7:30 am following a gas line explosion while piling the power plant under construction inside the EPZ.

Abdullah Al Arefin, deputy assistant director of Narayanganj Fire Service, said the fire started at 7:30 am, however, spread quickly due to a gas line explosion at around 10:30 am. Later 9 units of fire service worked to control the fire. 

Abdullah Al Arefin said that 9 units of fire service including EPZ, Hajiganj and Mandalpara stations and 65 skilled workers brought the fire under control after trying for about 9 hours. However, the cause of the fire is not yet known.

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