Wednesday, 1 February, 2023

25 shops gutted by fire in Lakshmipur

LAKSHMIPUR: At least 25 shops were gutted as a fire broke out at Khaserhat Bazar in Raipur upazila of the district early Tuesday.

The fire originated at a tea stall around 3am, said Raipur Fire Service and Civil Defence in-charge Wasi Azad.

On information, fire fighting unit went to the spot and doused the blaze after two hours of effort.

Traders claimed that the damage from the fire is estimated around Tk 15 crore.

UP chairman Abul Hossain Master said the lists of the victims were collected while Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Sabrin Chowdhury assured that the assistance will be provided soon.