A fire broke out in the basement of a luxury hotel in the port city on Tuesday morning. Fortunately, no casualties have been reported.
Chattogram fire service officials told UNB that the fire started around 6.45 am at The Peninsula Chittagong and was contained within an hour and a half.
"The extent of damage is yet to be ascertained. A probe has been ordered to find out the exact cause of the fire," he added.
Founded on July 25, 2002, The Peninsula Chittagong is the first and among the very few luxury hotels in the port city.
Located near the famous GEC circle of Chattogram, the hotel is popular for its delicious cuisine, top notch services and attractive outlets.