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A total of 33 houses were gutted as a fire broke out at Purbochandora area in Kaliakair upazila in the district on Sunday morning.
Kaliakair Fire Service Station Officer Kabirul Alam has confirmed the news.
He said: “A fire originated from a house in the area around 5:45am and soon spread to the adjacent houses there.”
“Being informed, two firefighting units rushed to the spot and doused the blaze after two hours efforts,’ the officer further said.