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Fire guts 4 resorts at Sajek valley

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 2nd December, 2021 12:11:13 PM
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At least five establishments, including four resorts, were gutted in a fire that broke out at Sajek valley in Rangamati's Baghaichhari upazila early Thursday.

Nurul Anwar, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Sajek Police Station, said the fire started from the second floor of Akash Resort around 3:30am and soon engulfed three other adjacent resorts.

On information, a team of fire service with the help of locals and law enforcers, brought the fire under control around 5:15am, he said.

It is estimated that the fire has caused damage worth TK 3.5 crore, he said.

The OC also said that the fire might have originated from electric short circuit but the matter is being investigated.

Fortunately, no casualties were reported in the inferno. All the tourists and the staff staying at the ill-fated resorts escaped unhurt, the OC added.

Rangamati's Sajek Valley, one of the most popular tourist spots in Bangladesh.