Car catches fire on busy highway

United News of Bangladesh . Gazipur | Published: 11:18, Sep 01,2018

 
 
Gazipur car fire

A car catches fire on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway at Masterbari in Gazipur on Saturday morning. — UNB photo

A car was burnt as a fire broke out in it on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway at Masterbari in Gazipur on Saturday morning.

Zakir Hossain, station officer of Gazipur Fire Service, said a businessman, Mehedi Hasan, found technical problems with his car while he was driving towards Joydebpur.

At one stage, Hossain said, the car caught fire on the highway around 7:30am.

On information, a firefighting team rushed in and doused the fire around 8:00am.

However, there was no report of any casualty in the incident.

The fire triggered severe traffic jam on the busy highway.

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