Eight dwelling houses gutted in Ctg fire

Staff Correspondent

14th February, 2019 11:17:06 printer

CHATTOGRAM: Eight dwelling houses were gutted in a fire at Boalkhali upazila in the district on early Thursday.

Sources in the Fire Service and Civil Defense (FSCD) department, Chattogram said a fire broke out from an electric short-circuit at a dwelling house in Bengurai area under the upazila around 2:00am.

It spread fast engulfing adjoining seven other houses within a short time, they said.

Assistant Director (AD) Jasim Uddin of the FSCD said on information, one fire fighting unit rushed to the spot and extinguished the fire after two and a-half hours’ efforts.