Fire at Dhaka's Keraniganj chemical warehouse | The Daily Star
01:18 PM, January 05, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 04:34 PM, January 05, 2020

Fire at Keraniganj chemical warehouse under control

No casualty reported

The fire that broke out at a chemical godown in Keraniganj, on the outskirts of Dhaka, was brought under control this afternoon.

Two firefighting units brought the blaze under control around 1:30pm, one hour after its eruption, Palash Modak, an official at Fire Service and Civil Defense Headquarters, told The Daily Star.

Three explosions took place in the warehouse, Palash said adding that the walls and tin-roof collapsed following the blasts.

The window glasses of some buildings adjacent to the warehouse were also damaged, he added.

However, there was no report of casualty.

The reason behind the fire could not be known immediately.

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