Director General (DG) of Fire Service and Civil Defence Brigadier General Md Main Uddin on Wednesday said the Fire Service and Civil Defence will conduct survey at the marketplaces and shopping centres from Thursday to find out risk of fire hazard in the city.
"The fire at the Anexco Tower, next to Bangabazar, has not been extinguished yet. However, the fire is under control and the fire service is working at the scene," the Fire Service DG told reporters on Wednesday, reports BSS.
They are using ladders to spray the higher floors with water, he added.
"Twelve units are still working on Anexco Tower," Md Main Uddin said.
"Water is being sprayed wherever we notice signs of a fire. Firefighters are trying to extinguish the fire after removing any nearby goods," he added.