Fire breaks out at capital's Tejkunipara Slum

13 March 2023, 08:56 pm | Updated: 22 March 2023, 12:35 pm

Fire breaks out at capital's Tejkunipara Slum
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A massive fire broke out at Tejkunipara Slum in the city's Tejgaon area Monday night.

The fire originated at a shanty of the slum around 7:50pm and it engulfed the adjoining ones, said Anwarul Islam, warehouse inspector of fire service and civil defense headquarters (media cell).

On information, three firefighting units rushed to the spot, and they were trying to douse the fire, he added.

Two additional fire tenders from Mohammadpur Fire Service are on their way to join the fire efforts. The origin of the fire could not be known immediately.

Category : National