Three men were burned in a fire that broke out at a scrap-metal store in Kamalbagh area of Old Dhaka on Saturday afternoon.
The injured were store owner’s son Sumon Khan, 30, and employees Sumon, 35 and Nur Alam, 32.
All of them were admitted to the burn unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital, said in-charge of the hospital police outpost Inspector Bacchu Miah.
One of the victims said that the fire had originated from a blast that took place while they were flattening expired and scrapped bottles of body-spray inside the store.
Soon after the fire started, local people rushed in and doused the flame with their own efforts and rescued them, he said.
The fire broke out just 10 days after the fatal fire that started at a chemical warehouse at Churihatta in Chawk Bazar on Febarury 20, leaving 71 people
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