Fire guts Ashulia cotton godown

Fire gutted a cotton godown at Shimultola of Ashulia in Savar, outside the capital, early yesterday.

The fire that started at Mannan Bhuyan's Cotton Godown around 1:20am was doused after three hours' efforts, said Fire Service and Civil Defense officials.

 However, the reason behind the fire and the extent of damage could not be known immediately, added the officials.