17 shops gutted in Sadarghat market fire | The Daily Star
10:11 AM, April 28, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 10:15 AM, April 28, 2019

17 shops gutted in Sadarghat market fire

A total of 17 shops were gutted as a fire broke out at Sadarghat Hawkers’ Market in Old Dhaka early today. 

Mahfuz Riven, a duty officer at the Fire Service Headquarters, said the fire broke out at the market around 3:45am. 

On information, nine fire-fighting units rushed in and brought the fire under control around 4:45am. The fire was totally doused around 6:30am, Mahfuz said. 

He said two firefighters were also injured while extinguishing the fire. 

Shams Arman, a senior station officer at Sadarghat Fire Station, said the fire burned down 17 shops of the market.

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