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50 houses gutted in Gazipur

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 28th September, 2015 07:34:33 PM
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Around 50 houses, including a kindergarten, were gutted by a fire that broke out at a tin-shed colony in Bhogra Bypass area of Gazipur city on Monday noon.


Deputy Assistant Director of Gazipur Fire Service Md Aktaruzzaman said the fire erupted at a house of Shakhawat Colony around 1pm and it soon engulfed the adjoining houses, UNB reports.


Being informed, four fire-fighting units rushed in and doused the blaze after one hour of frantic efforts.


However, the reason behind the fire and the extent of losses could not be known yet.