Gazipur: An auto-rickshaw factory was gutted in a fire at Barobari area in the city on Monday noon.
Aktaruzzaman, additional director of Gazipur Fire Station said, a fire broke out at Madina Autos, an auto-rickshaw factory of the area, around 12pm and quickly engulfed the entire factory as well as adjoining shops.
Being informed, four fire fighting units from Gazipur and Tongi rushed to the spot and doused the blaze after one hour’s frantic efforts.
Sources said at least 100 auto-rickshaws in the factory and two shops were completely gutted.
The owner of the factory claimed losses caused by the fire could be more than Tk two corers.