Six-storey building in Pabna catches fire

United News of Bangladesh | Published: 10:27, Aug 20,2018


A six-storey building at Traffic Intersection in Pabna town caught fire in Pabna early Monday.

M Saiful Islam, an assistant director at Pabna Fire Service and Civil Defence, said the fire broke out on the ground floor of 'Biswas Bhaban' around 4:30am and it soon engulfed the 1st and 2nd floors.

On information, five fire-fighting units rushed the spot and brought the fire under control after three hours of efforts.

Police said the fire gutted at least 10 business establishments housed in the building.

Meanwhile, deputy commissioner of the district Jasim Uddin and superintendent of police Sheikh Rafiqul Islam visited the spot.

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