Bulb warehouse gutted in city fire


A warehouse of LED bulbs was badly damaged in a fire that broke out at Dhaka’s Bongshal on Tuesday night.

Mahfuz Riven, a duty officer at Fire Service and Civil Defence’s headquarters, said the fire originated on the fourth floor of the six-storey building on Lutfunnahar Lane at Alubazar at 8:21pm.

On information, five firefighting units rushed there and doused the blaze at 9:36pm, Riven said.

An electronic glitch sparked the fire. A large quantity of LED bulbs that were stored on the floor were destroyed in the fire, causing a loss of around Tk 5 lakh, he added.


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