Uttara slum fire tamed after one hour

A fire that quickly tore through a slum in the capital’s Uttara Saturday was brought under control after nearly one hour, authorities said.


Fortunately, no casualties were reported till the filling of this report.


Earlier, the blaze began at 4:58pm at the slum beside the rail line at Sector-8, according to Anwarul Islam, warehouse inspector (media cell) of fire service headquarters.


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On information, six firefighting units responded to the fire and the responders could tame the flames at 5:50pm, he said.


The reasons for the fire mishap and the extent of damage could not be confirmed immediately, Anwarul added.


Source: United News of Bangladesh