A fire that broke out at Anarkali Market in Dhaka’s Mouchak area this afternoon has been brought under control.
The fire originated on the third floor of five-storey building around 5:20pm, sources at Fire Service and Civil Defence control room told The Daily Star.
Seven units of firefighters brought the blaze under control around 5:55pm, they said.
Kazi Mainul Islam, officer-in-charge of Ramna Police Station, told The Daily Star that the fire broke out at a bedding shop in the market.
Some valuables of the shop were gutted in the fire, but no casualty was reported, the OC added.
The reason behind the fire could not be known immediately.