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Multi-storied building fire under control

Update : 17 Feb 2016, 05:19 AM

A fire that had broken out at at a high-rise apartment building in Shantinagar area in Dhaka has been brought under control.

The fire broke out at a flat on the 10th floor of the 22-storey building around 1am Wednesday, reports UNB.

Fire Service headquarters Warehouse Inspector Ataur Rahman said: “Eight firefighting units went to the spot and doused the blaze around 2:40am.”

He said around six people were sent to hospital as they fell sick due to suffocation.

However, the reason behind the fire could not be known immediately.

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