According Chittagong Fire Service and Civil Defense, the fire started at around 5:15pm
Three salt warehouses of Chittagong’s Majhirghat area, under Sadarghat police station, were gutted in a fire on Friday.
According Chittagong Fire Service and Civil Defense, the fire started at around 5:15pm.
A total 11 vehicles of the fire service rushed to the scene and brought the fire under control at 6:15pm, after an hour of frantic effort.
Warehouses of Suman Salt, Sea Salt, and Tanvir Salt were gutted in the blaze, while another was partially damaged.
The fire service could not pinpoint the cause of the fire or ascertain the extent of damage.
Chittagong Fire Service Deputy Assistant Director Jashim Uddin told the Dhaka Tribune they had to struggle to douse the fire since there were no water sources nearby.