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Fire at plastic godown in Lalbagh

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A fire broke out at a plastic warehouse in Islambagh area under Lalbagh thana in the capital on Thursday night, media reports.

According to the fire service department, the fire erupted around 11:15pm on Thursday night. The four fire fighting units rushed to the spot and started their work at 11:30pm.

Later, more fire fighting units joined and finally doused the fire around 1:00am (first hour of Friday) after one and half hour frantic efforts of 12 fire fighting units.

However, it is not clear how the fire originated and the amount of damage could not be determined immediately.

Fire Service and Civil Defense department will form a probe committee to investigate the reason behind the fire and determining the damages.

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