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Fire guts furniture, documents at Sangsad Bhaban

Fire guts furniture, documents at Sangsad Bhaban

Star Online Report

A fire today damaged furniture and documents of a room at Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban this morning.

The fire originated at room No. 433, the office of personal secretary of Industrial Minister Tofail Ahmed, reports a Bangla daily Prothom Alo.

Informed at 8:32am, four firefighting units rushed to the spot and doused the fire after 20 minutes of frantic effort, said Shahjadi Sultana, an on-duty officer of Fire Service and Civil Defence.

The fire originated from electric wire damaged furniture including sofa, table, chair, oven, a computer and bookshelves of the room.

The heat of the blaze also melted a computer monitor of another room housed just on the room No. 433, the daily added.

None was injured in the incident.

Reason behind the fire could not be known immediately.