14 shops gutted in Netrakona fire

Sun Online Desk

15th December, 2019 12:41:25 printer

14 shops gutted in Netrakona fire

Fourteen shops were gutted in a fire in Purbadhala upazila headquarters early Saturday.

Locals and police said the blaze originated at a medicine shop at the Station Road around 2:15am and it soon engulfed the adjoining ones.

Being informed, two firefighting units rushed in and brought the fire under control after about one and half an hours.

The affected traders claimed that the extent of loss caused by the fire would be Tk 50 lakh.