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Nine shops gutted in Chittagong

  • Published at 09:03 pm February 24th, 2020
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On information, two firefighting units from Agrabad Fire Service office rushed to the spot and doused the fire around 5.20 am

Nine shops were gutted in a fire that broke out in Maderbari area of the city early on Monday.

“The fire originated from a shop in the area around 3.35 am and quickly engulfed the adjacent area,” Abdul Mannan, officer of Agrabad Fire Service station, said.

On information, two firefighting units from Agrabad Fire Service office rushed to the spot and doused the fire around 5.20 am.

Primarily, the fire station officials suspect that the fire may have started from a burning cigarette. None was injured in this incident, he added.

According to the shop owners, the fire damaged properties worth about Tk5 lakh.