Chalantika slum catches fire in city

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24th January, 2020 09:59:17 printer

Chalantika slum catches fire in city

A slum at Chalantika in the city’s Mirpur area caught fire early Friday.

Russell Shikdar, a duty officer at the Fire Service and Civil Defence control room, said the fire broke out at the slum around 4:11 am and it spread around soon.

He said 15 firefighting units went to the spot and brought the blaze under control around 5:45 am.

However, it could not be known yet what caused the fire.


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