A fire burnt down huge valuables at Nasir Glassware and Tube Industries in Gorai area in Mirzapur upazila of Tangail Tuesday afternoon.
The fire originated from a chimney at a unit of the factory around 1:00pm and engulfed the adjacent units, said Md Kafil Uddin, station officer of Mirzapur Fire Service and Civil Defence Station.
On information, six fire fighter units rushed in and brought the fire under control around 5:00pm with the help of officials, employee and workers of the factory.
When contacted, general manager of the factory Md Fazlul Rahman said valuable machinery and materials at most units were burnt in the fire and claimed that the extent of losses caused by the fire could cross Tk 600 crore.
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