Mohakhali slum fire doused

A devastating fire that broke out at the

Shattola slum in the city's Mohakhali area early today has been doused within

less than three hours.

The fire broke out at the slum around 6:48 am.

A total of eight fire fighting units reached the spot immediately after

receiving the information, said Rozina Akhter, duty officer of Fire Service

Control room.

"The extent of loss caused by the fire remains under investigation," said the

official.

The fire fighting units brought the fire under control around 8:10 am and

doused the blaze around 9:38 am.

No death or injuries have been reported, so far, in the fire, she added.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha