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Demra light factory fire extinguished after 17 hrs

A fire that broke out at a light factory warehouse at Konapara of Matuail in Demra on Thursday afternoon, was put out on Friday morning.

The fire occurred at 4:50pm on Thursday at the godown of Pasha light factory on Hazi Badsha Mia Road, locally well known as Bhutto Road, of Konapara under Demra Police station.

It was brought under control by firefighters around 2am, after nine hours of frantic efforts, said Lima Khanam, the duty officer of the Fire Service control room.

Nineteen units of firefighters worked for 17 hours before the flame was extinguished at around 9:55am in the morning, she said.

No casualty was reported in the incident.

However, neither the cause of the fire nor the extent of damage could be known so far.

Source: United News of Bangladesh