5 courier service offices burnt

Our Correspondent . Chittagong

At least five courier service offices were burnt in a fire at the Chittagong Export Processing Zone in the city’s South Halishohor area on Tuesday morning. Chittagong Fire Service and Civil Defense deputy director Assaduzzaman said 11 firefighting units went to the spot and brought the blaze under control after an hour of effort. The fire originated at DHL office and soon it engulfed the adjacant offices of UPS, FedEx, Aramex and TNT, he said, adding that reason behind the fire and extent of loss caused by the fire could not be ascertained immediately. Fire service officials said none was reported injured in the incident. Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Chittagong branch general manager Khurshed Alam said they formed a six-member committee to investigate into the fire incident.

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