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Dhaka, Thursday   28 January 2021

DMCH fire originates from cigarettes: Fire Service

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:51 PM, 7 January 2021   Updated: 04:52 PM, 7 January 2021

DMCH fire originates from cigarettes: Fire Service

DMCH fire originates from cigarettes: Fire Service

The fire that broke out at ICU room on the fourth floor of the emergency department of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) originated from cigarettes, the fire service said.

Three units of the fire service personnel brought the fire under control in 20-minute, said Assistant Deputy Director of Fire Service Saleh Uddin.

"The fire may be originated from discarded cigarettes. It's a small fire. We faced a little problem as the smoke moved into the room," he said. 

He said there were no casualties in the blaze, adding that no patients had been evacuated due to the blaze. The hospital authorities can start medical activities if they want, the official said.

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