At least 30 slum houses were gutted in a fire incident at the Tulatali slum in city's Rajakhali area this morning.
Seven fire fighting units brought the fire under control with the help of locals after an hour of frantic efforts.
Md. Abdullah, Deputy Assistant Director of Agrabad Fire Service said being informed about the fire in Tulatali slum in the morning, seven units of Lamar Bazar and Nandankanan stations reached the spot and were able to bring the fire under control.
The extent of damage and the cause of the fire couldn't be known immediately, he added.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha