At least two workers were killed and 19 others also received injuries in a blast at the heat chamber of a fan factory in Gazipur on Tuesday.
The deceased are yet to be identified.
Md Ershad, a fireman at the Fire Service and Civil Defence Station in Tongi, has confirmed the news to Kalerkantho English.
Ershad further said: “A fire broke out following the blast at National Fan Factory around 11:30am, leaving two workers killed on the spot and injuring 19 others. ”
“Of the injured, 11 workers are now undergoing treatment at the Tongi Hospital while eight others have been sent to the Dhaka Medical College Hospital,” he added.
The reason behind the fire incident could not be ascertained immediately.