BSS-17 Fire guts 16 dwelling houses in Ctg





Fire guts 16 dwelling houses in Ctg

CHITTAGONG, Jan 8, 2018 (BSS) – At least 16 dwelling houses were gutted in
a devastating fire in city’s Miakhan Nagar area under Bakalia thana this

Fire Service and Civil Defence official said the fire originated from an
electric short circuit at a dwelling house in the area around 11.10 am and
quickly engulfed the surrounding houses.

Four fire fighting units from different areas in the city rushed to the
spot and brought the flame under control around 12.30 pm.

“None was injured in the fire”, the sources said, adding that the estimated
losses caused by the fire are about Taka 10 lakh.

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