Fire in Meghna Economic Zone, 13 units working
Published: 09:08 AM, 4 July 2022 Updated: 10:14 AM, 4 July 2022
A fire broke out at a carton factory named Sonargaon Printing and Packaging in the Meghna Industrial Economic Zone in Tipardi area of Sonargaon in Narayanganj.
The fire broke out in the factory around 7:45 am on Monday. Some 13 firefighting units from Meghna Group's own fire, Sonargaon Fire Service and Gazaria Fire Service are working to bring the fire under control.
Witness Awlad Hossain, a worker of Meghna Group, said the fire originated at the north-west side of Sonargaon Printing and Packaging Factory around 7:45 am. Within moments the fire spread throughout the factory.
Abdullah Al Arefin, deputy assistant director of the Narayanganj Fire Service, said 13 units from different stations had already started work to control the blaze. The cause of the fire could not be known yet.