Factory fire in Cumilla EPZ doused

Our Correspondent . Cumilla | Published: 13:09, Jun 22,2019 | Updated: 01:34, Jun 23,2019


A fire that broke out at a factory inside the Cumilla Economic Processing Zone was brought under control after four hours of frantic efforts.

The fire broke out in a factory named Etasia Interlining Limited of EPZ at 7:00am.

Confirming the incident, Comilla District Fire Service assistant director Pronath Saha said the fire that broke out inside the factory was under control. 

However, smoke was coming out of the part of the factory that manufactures apparel accessories. The fire service members were still working, he said in the afternoon.

‘We have not received any report of casualties yet.  After the fire incident, fire service members rushed to the Comilla EPZ and brought the fire under control,’ Pronath said.

Besides, the cause of the fire was not known yet. All the workers of the factories were evacuated safely, fire service officials said.  

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