Fire service members have recovered the bodies of three people in a fire at a shoe factory in Ashulia, Savar.
DEPZ Fire Service sources confirmed the rescue of the three bodies.
The fire broke out at the Uniwald Footwear shoe factory on Bangabandhu Road in Tongabari, Ashulia around 5:15 pm on Wednesday (February 23). Upon receiving the news, 5 units of fire service reached the spot and are working to control the fire.
Until the last news, the bodies of three people have been recovered from inside the factory. Among them are two men and a woman. The bodies are believed to be factory workers.
Zahirul Islam, senior station officer of DEPZ Fire Service, said, “A fire broke out at a shoe factory in Bangabandhu Road area. Five of our units are working on fire control.”
However, the cause of the fire and the extent of the damage were not immediately known.