Security guard dies in Nganj UCBL fire


first_imgA branch of United Commercial Bank (UCBL) in Tanbazar area in Narayanganj catches fire early Sunday.A man died in a fire at a branch of United Commercial Bank (UCBL) in Tanbazar area of Narayanganj early Sunday.The deceased, Selim Mia, 43 was a security guard of the bank.Witnesses said, the fire originated from the second floor of UCBL office in Padma City Plaza of Narayanganj at around 4:30am, and immediately engulfed the entire floor.On information, nine units of fire service from Dhaka and Narayanganj rushed to the spot and brought the fire under control after more than two hours of hectic efforts.One of the fire service man, Amirul, 35, was injured during the rescue operation. He was sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital in a critical condition. Fire service units also rescued 30 to 35 people trapped in the rooftop.Narayanganj fire service deputy assistant director Mamunur Rashid confirmed the incident and said short circuit may cause the fire.last_img