At least 25 adjacent buildings were damaged during 3 explosions at the warehouse
The fire which broke out at a chemical warehouse in Keraniganj on the outskirts of Dhaka, has been doused.
Three firefighting units rushed to the spot and extinguished the flames around 1:45pm on Sunday, our photojournalist Mehedi Hasan reported from the spot.
Sahzadi Sultana, duty officer of Fire Service and Civil Defence Control Room, said three explosions took place in a warehouse at East Bando Dhakpara, Kadamtoli, adding that the walls and tin-roof collapsed following the blasts.
“Earlier in the day, the fire erupted at the warehouse around 12:20pm,” Sujon Miah, fire fighter at Keraniganj Fire Station told Dhaka Tribune.
The warehouse is owned by a man named Maruf Hossain.
The window glasses of some buildings adjacent to the warehouse were also damaged.
There was no report of casualty according to the Fire Service.
The reason behind the fire could not be known immediately.
Magnesium Chloride and Sodium were found inside the warehouse.
According to the locals, at least 25 adjacent buildings were damaged at the time of the explosions.