In the house should have found a warehouse for chemical products. It is not the first incident of this kind. the cause of The fire is still unclear.
In the case of a large fire in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka, at least 69 people have been killed. In addition, 41 people had been brought injured to the hospital, said the Director General of fire service and civil defence, Ali Ahmed, on early Thursday morning. Around 200 helpers were working at the accident site to retrieve more bodies. The fire broke out on Wednesday evening in the ground floor of a four storey building in the old town, before it had spread to three adjacent houses.
The newspaper The Daily Star reported, in the ground floor of the five-storey building had been a warehouse for chemical products. The Dhaka Tribune reported that the fire was now under control. Because of the chemicals and plastic products have spread the fire very quickly.
About the cause of the fire, there was initially no information. The Dhaka Tribune - cited, but an eye-witness, and the business belongs to the camp. Resaul Karim said, first of all the gas cylinders in a private car exploded in front of the building. The fire had spread over the power cable and to the Explosion of an electric transformer. The building with the chemicals, I immediately stood in flames.
In 2010, were in Dhaka, according to the figures, in the case of a fire in a building, in which chemicals are stored, more than 120 people were killed. At the time, was requested as a consequence, to lay Depots for chemical products from such areas - what happened, apparently, however.