A fire broke out at a cotton godown of a spinning mill at Bagher Bazar in Gazipur city on Thursday.
Aktaruzzaman Liton, deputy assistant director of Gazipur Fire Service, said the fire broke out at the godown of the spinning mill named Mosharraf Composite Textile Ltd at about 3:00am and spread soon.
On information, seven firefighting units from Tongi, Joydebpur, Sreepur, and Bhaluka rushed to the spot and brought the blaze under control around 9:00am after six hours of frantic efforts, he said.
Machineries and a number of cotton belts were gutted in the fire, according to a news agency report.
However, the origin of the fire could not be known immediately.