Alexa Hundreds shops gutted in Bhola fire

Dhaka, Saturday   19 October 2019


Hundreds shops gutted in Bhola fire

 Bhola correspondent Daily-Bangladesh

 Published: 11:07 AM, 28 April 2018  

Daily Bangladesh

Daily Bangladesh

More than a hundred shops were gutted in a fire that broke out at a market of Bhola district town.

The fire originated on the streets of Chawkbazar, Monohari Potti and Khalpar Road of the town early Saturday

Eyewitnesses said that the fire broke out from a shop in Monohari Potti around 12:45 am and engulfed the adjoining stationary and grocery shops.

After getting the information of blaze, six firefighting units rushed in and doused the fire around 4:30 am after four hours of frantic efforts with the help of locals, police and the shop owners. However, it burnt more than 100 shops before the fire had doused.

Md Moktar Hossain, Superintendent of Police, It is not clear yet what caused the fire.