A serious fireplace has damaged out at an workplace constructing in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Firefighters are on scene and are desperately attempting to free a number of individuals nonetheless trapped in aspect. A number of employees have already leapt from the constructing.
Horrifying footage of the hearth on the FR Tower at roughly 12:52pm native time Thursday exhibits helpless onlookers gathered on the streets under as firefighters proceed to deal with the blaze.
Footage from contained in the constructing exhibits employees fleeing the blaze and calmly evacuating the scene. A helicopter winched extra individuals off the roof of the constructing as clouds of smoke continued to billow from the blazing construction.
“Seventeen firefighting items of the Dhaka Fireplace Service and Civil Protection try to douse the hearth,” a senior Fireplace Service official advised the Dhaka Tribune.
Three items of the Bangladeshi Navy are helping efforts to convey the blaze below management.
Some six individuals have reportedly been seen leaping from the constructing to flee the flames, however their situation shouldn’t be recognized presently.
Final month, a hearth in Dhaka’s previous quarter killed a minimum of 70 individuals and injured an additional 50.
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