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Chittagong’s Tulatoli slum fire under control

Seven firefighting units tamed the blaze within a quarter of an hour

Update : 01 May 2023, 01:14 PM

A fire that broke out in the Tulatoli slum under the Bakalia police station in Chittagong on Monday has been brought under control.

Seven firefighting units from the fire service rushed to the spot after receiving the information and brought the fire under control within a quarter of an hour.

The fire broke out around 10:30am in the Tulatoli Jamai Bazar area of Rajakhali, said Md Abdullah, deputy assistant director of Chittagong divisional fire service.

"We arrived at the spot around 10:45am after receiving the information. Our seven units from the Lama Bazar and Nandankanan stations extinguished the blaze," he said.

A number of shanties were burned in the fire. The overall amount of damage and the source of the fire will be determined after an investigation, he added.

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