Fire guts 13 dwelling houses in Ctg
CHATTOGRAM, Jan 29, 2022 (BSS) - At least 13 dwelling houses were gutted in a devastating fire at Jelapara village of Kumira area under Sitakunda Upazila of the district early today.
Fire Service and Civil Defense (FSCD) official said the fire originated from an electric short circuit at a dwelling house in the area around 3.20 am and quickly engulfed the surrounding houses.
Atiqur Rahman, a fire fighter at Sitakundu fire station said on receiving information, two units from local fire station rushed to the spot and doused the blaze at around 5.20am.
Damages in the fire were estimated at around Tk four lakh intially, he said.