Six units of firefighters from Sitakunda and Kumira fire stations are trying to douse the flame
The probe committee formed by Chattogram Port Authority (CPA) to investigate the devastating fire and explosion at Sitakunda’s BM Container Depot last month could not ascertain the source or specific reason behind the fire.
A fire that broke out at a private container Depot in Patenga of Chattogram city last night has been doused.
Bangladesh Fire Service deployed fire-fighting robots for the first time to extinguish the Sitakunda fire.
The death toll from the fire and subsequent explosions at BM Container Depot in Chattogram’s Sitakunda upazila has risen to 44, with 12 of the victims being fire service personnel.
Another brutal reminder that worker safety is last on our list of priorities for our progressive and developing country.
A team of experts of Criminal Investigation Department has started collecting DNA samples of the deceased in Chattogram container depot fire in order to identify them.
BM Container Depot officials have expressed their condolences to the families of those killed and injured in the fire incident in Chattogram's Sitakunda.
“We were all together after the fire broke out at the container depot. Nayan was the first to go on Facebook live – providing updates on the fire. At one point there was a huge explosion, triggered by the fire. Nayan went silent and the screen went dark,” recalled Ariful Islam, a friend of Oliur Rahman Nayan.