Purana Paltan high-rise building fire doused

Kalerkantho Online   

10 February, 2018 10:30 AM

Purana Paltan high-rise building fire doused

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A fire, that broke out at a 20-storey building in capital’s Purana Paltan area this morning, has been doused after forty minutes of frantic efforts.

Ataur Rahman, duty officer of Fire Service and Civil Defence headquarters, has confirmed the news.

Fire service sources said the fire broke out on the third floor of the high-rise building after 9am on Saturday with smoke seen billowing out from the fire but there is no casualty.

Being informed, a total of six firefighting units rushed to the spot and brought the fire under control.

Sources also primarily said the fire might be originated from the electric short circuit.