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EC building fire under control

  • Published at 11:51 pm September 8th, 2019
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Fire Service working to douse the fire at Election Commission building in Dhaka's Agargaon on Sunday, September 8, 2019 Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

The fire broke out at 11:06pm Sunday at the basement of the building

A fire broke out on the ground floor of the Election Commission building in Dhaka's Agargaon.

Quamrul Hasan, an operator at the Fire Service Central Control Room, said the fire originated on the basement around 11:06pm on Sunday night.

Firefighters working inside Election Commission building in Dhaka's Agargaon on September 8, 2019 |Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

On information, 10 firefighting units rushed in and brought the fire under control around 12:25am on Monday, he said, adding that the reason behind the fire could not be known immediately.