Showroom Manager Ibrahim Khalil claimed goods worth around Tk2 crore were burnt in the fire
A fire broke out at a Walton showroom warehouse at Barmi Bazar area in Gazipur's Sreepur upazila on Tuesday and gutted various valuable items stored inside.
Upon receiving the news, two units of the Gazipur fire service rushed to the spot and brought the blaze under control within an hour.
Gazipur Fire Service Deputy Assistant Director Abdul Hamid said, "The fire broke out in the warehouse of the Walton showroom on the ground floor of a three-storey building owned by a local man named Russell Morol at around 2pm."
"The cause of the fire and the extent of the damage can be said after the investigation is complete. No one was injured in the blaze, but it caused some problems in residential rooms on the second and third floors," he added.
Ibrahim Khalil, manager of the Walton showroom, claimed that an estimated Tk2 crore worth of goods had been burnt in the fire.