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Fire at Chawkbazar high-rise doused

A fire that broke out in a 16-storied building named Madina Ashiq Tower at Chawkbazar in the city on Saturday evening has been doused.

The fire started at 6:09 pm on the seventh floor of the building and it was doused at 6:38 pm with the effort of four firefighting units, said Shahjahan Sikder, DAD (media cell) of the Fire Service and Civil Defence headquarters.

However, the origin of the fire could not be known yet and no casualties were reported, he said.

Source: United News of Bangladesh