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14 shops gutted by fire in Ctg

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 8 November, 2022 12:00 AM
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14 shops gutted by fire in Ctg

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CHATTOGRAM: A devastating fire gutted 14 shops, restaurants and a bank branch at Anwara upazila in the district early Monday.

Sources said the fire broke out at a shop adjacent to Amin Complex in Chaturi Chowmuhoni Bazar area under the upazila at around 12:00am.

Fire Service and Civil Defence (FSCD) Anwara Station Officer Belal Hossain said the fire spread fast engulfing the adjacent structures.

A bank branch and an insurance company office were also damaged in the incident, he said.

 On information, five fire fighting units rushed to the spot and put the blaze under control after three hours of frantic efforts, said the officer.

The cause and extent of damage in the fire could be ascertained after investigation, he added.