Fire gutted a warehouse of readymade garments accessories at Bou Bazar area under Bakalia Police Station in the port city yesterday.
The fire originated from a short circuit at around 3 am, said Jasim Uddin, deputy director of Fire Service and Civil Defence, Chattogram. He said that nine fire fighting vehicles rushed to the spot and managed to douse the blaze at around 8.30 am.
Readymade garments accessories worth Tk six lakhs were burned. No casualties occurred in this incident.