Hasnabad Power Plant catches fire
Reported by: UNBconnect
Reported on: May 22, 2012 09:05 pm
Reported in: National
Keraniganj, May 22 (UNB) - Hasnabad Power Plant, a private sector power supply station at South Keraniganj on Tuesday night caught fire, leaving five people injured.Fire brigade sources said 65 transformers of the power plant went off with big bangs cutting off power supply in the area around 7:50pm.On information, five fire fighting units from Postagola and Keraniganj fire service rushed to the spot and doused the flame around 9:30pm.The injured were admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital.According to the fire service officials, two of the 65 damaged circuit transformers were fully damaged while 15 partially.The extent of losses caused by the fire was said to be about Tk 8 crore.The power station supplies electricity to Bangladesh Secretariat, Bangabhaban, Keraniganj, Nawabganj, and some places of Sirajdikhan.
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