Fire in Mirpur Scrap Garment Shops

More than120 scrap garment fabric shops burned in a blaze today, 14 January 2015, at the city’s Mirpur 10 area.

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11 fire fighter units rushed to the spot and doused the fire after hours-long effort along with help of locals within 4:00pm in the evening. However the reason of the fire is still unknown.

Mirpur is an area known for being a hub of garment factories which many livelihoods revolving around the factories and its produce, labor and scraps. These scraps are traded for various garment, furniture and other commodities which are not only traded in the local market but also used to manufacture exportable goods.

Till now no reports of casualties have come across, although the material loss is expected to be formidable.

RISE Society

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