50 shops gutted in Gazipur fire; no casualties | The Daily Star
09:53 PM, November 30, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 09:56 PM, November 30, 2020

50 shops gutted in Gazipur fire; no casualties

At least 50 shops were gutted in a fire that broke out at a bazar in Kaliakoir upazila of Gazipur today.

The fire erupted at a hardware shop on Kaliakoir Bazar road around 5:15pm and soon engulfed adjacent shops, said Kabirul Alam, station officer of Kaliakoir Fire Service and Civil Defence.

On information, six firefighting units went to the spot and brought the blaze under control around 6:30pm, said the official.

At least 50 shops were damaged in the fire, added the fire service official.

There was no casualty, our Gazipur correspondent reports quoting Kabirul Alam.

The reason behind the fire could not be known immediately.    

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