Rampura slum fire under control
The fire that broke out at a slum in Dhaka’s Rampura area early today has been brought under control.
The fire originated at the slum in Mahanagar Project area around 1:28am, Kamrul Hasan, duty officer at Fire Service and Civil Defence headquarters told The Daily Star.
On information, five fire-fighting units rushed to the spot and brought the blaze under control around 2:21am, he said.
No casualties were reported in the fire, Kamrul Hasan added.
However, the reason behind the fire could not be known immediately.