Fire at a garment factory in Hazaribagh

A fire broke out in a garments factory at Hazaribagh region of the capital Dhaka this evening on 6 March 2014, gutting a large shipment of goods while injuring at least one worker.

The fire began around 5:45pm in Green Leaf Apparels (a factory mentioned in the European Accord list), located on the first and second floors of a building. One man suffered minor injuries, he was identified as supervisor Mizan. An entire shipment of jackets was burnt down, said factory officials.

Ten firefighting units were required to bring the flames under control. The fire service needed at least an hour to declare the situation within control. However the fire service could not determine the cause of the fire.

RISE Society

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