Fire at Tejgaon slum doused
Fire officials have doused a fire that broke out at a slum behind the BG Press at Tejgaon in Dhaka this afternoon.
The fire came under control at 5:10pm and was completely doused at 6:20pm.
Fourteen fire fighting units worked together to douse the fire, Mozammel Haque, deputy director of Fire Service and Civil Defence in Dhaka, told The Daily Star.
Around 50 houses were completely gutted in the fire that originated from a kitchen stove around 4:35pm, he added.
Further details could not be known immediately.