Fire at Banani commercial building

Staff Correspondent

12 May, 2021 12:00 AM printer

A devastating fire ripped through a six-storey commercial building at Banani in the capital on Tuesday.

However, no casualty was reported in the incident.

Around 100 people took shelter on the rooftop of the building and later escape to the adjacent building’s rooftop using a ladder to save their lives.

The fire originated from the showroom of Samsung mobile phone on the second floor of the building on Road No.11 at around 11:42am, said Dipankar Mandal, duty officer of Baridhara Fire Station.

On receiving information, four units of firefighters reached the spot and doused the fire at around 12:55pm, he added.