A fire broke out in the godown of a filling station at Pakundia in Kishoreganj. On receiving the information, 6 units of the fire service brought the fire under control with an effort of one and a half hours. Around 50 drums filled with fuel oil including the godown were burnt in the fire.
The fire incident took place at the godown of Tarakandi Jewel Filling Station of the upazila at around 12:30 noon on Sunday.
Confirming the matter, Kishoreganj District Fire Service Station Officer Abujar Giffari said that the godown was adjacent to the wall of the jewel filling station. The main filling station remained intact as the fire was quickly brought under control.
This fire service official also said that 40-50 drums filled with petrol, diesel and octane were burnt in the godown. How the fire started and the extent of damage will be known after the investigation.