50 shanties catch by fire at agargaon

50 shanties catch by fire at agargaon


A fire was caught at a slum gutting a least 50 shanties in the city’s Tejgaon Silpanchal area on Wednesday afternoon.Sources at the fire service control room said the fire was originated at around 4:32 pm at a shanty of a slum besides BG press School and surrounded other shanties.

Ten fire fighter units went to the spot and brought the fire under control at around 5:12 pm.

Assistant Director (Dhaka district) of Fire Service Masudur Rahman Akand said the fire might have originated due to electric short circuit. The fame was doused around 6:30 pm.

Around 50 shanties were gutted but no causality was reported in the fire incident, AD Masudur Rahman added.


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