39 shops gutted in Habiganj
HABIGANJ, Sept 18, 2020 (BSS) – A total of 39 shops were gutted in a terrible fire that broke out at Paharpur Bazar under Ajmiriganj upazila here this evening.
The fire broke out due to an electrical short circuit, said Ajmiriganj Upazila Nirbahi Officer(UNO) Matiur Rahman Khan.
With the help of locals, the fire-fighters managed to bring the blaze under control by 8:30pm, he said.
It is initially assumed that the fire has caused a loss of Taka 50 crore, he added.