Market gutted in Moulavibazar fire

9 September, 2018 12:00 AM printer

Moulavibazar: A numbers of establishments including factories and shops were gutted in a fire that broke out at a market in Sherpur Afrozganj area of the town on Saturday afternoon, reports UNB.

The fire ensued from an electric short circuit at a foam factory in Hazi Altafur Rahman market around 1 pm and soon spread to a nearby ice-cream factory, a poultry farm and a crockeries house, witnesses said.

On information, three units of firefighters rushed in and doused the flame after one and half hours of fanatic effort, said Md Abdul Hannan, team leader of Moulavibazar Fire Service and Civil Defence Station.

The total loss incurred by the fire may go up around TK one crore, he added.