Probe body formed over Sattola slum fire...

Dhaka, Friday   25 June 2021

Probe body formed over Sattola slum fire

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 12:51 PM, 7 June 2021  

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

The Fire Service and Civil Defence authority has formed a four-member probe body to investigate the fire at Mohakhali Sattola slum in Dhaka that gutted more than 500 shanties. 

The committee, headed by its Deputy Director (Development) Nur Hasan Ahmed, has been asked to submit the report within three to four working days. 

Deputy Director of Dhaka Division Fire Service Debashish Vardhan confirmed the matter to media on Monday morning.  

The fire originated at the slum around 3:40 am. On information, 18 firefighting units rushed to the spot and brought the fire under control around 6:35 am. The reason behind the fire could not be known immediately.