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Fire engulfs shops and warehouses in four districts

  • Published at 11:14 pm May 17th, 2019
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In Comilla, twelve shops have been gutted in fire that broke out at Syed Ali Super Market in Muradnagar upazila early hours on Friday

At least 22 shops and four warehouses have been gutted by fire in four districts across the country.

In Comilla, twelve shops have been gutted in fire that broke out at Syed Ali Super Market in Muradnagar upazila early hours on Friday.

On information, a unit of Muradnagar Fire Service went to the spot and brought the blaze under control.  

The owner of the market filed two cases with Bangra Bazar police station over the fire incident.

In Kurigram, seven shops were gutted by fire at Ulipur upazila on Thursday night.

The fire started from a crockery shop and spread quickly. Later, two units of fire service brought the fire under control. 

Fire service authority said initial report suggests that the fire broke out from a short circuit.

In Sirajganj, fire gutted three shops in the Sadar upazila on Friday. 

The fire started from an electrical short circuit. 

Owners claimed that goods worth Tk12 lakh were damaged due to the fire incident. 

In Natore, four warehouses were burnt to ground due to a blazing fire at Station Bazar area of Sadar upazila at 2.30pm on Thursday.

Four units of fire service brought the fire under control within four hours. 

Natore Fire Service Station Officer, Shahidul Islam, confirmed the matter and said, the fire supposedly started from a short circuit.


Our correspondents Kamal Mridha from Natore, Aminul Islam Khan Rana from Sirajganj, Ariful Islam from Khulna, and Masud Alam from Comilla contributed to this report.