35 houses gutted in Thakurgaon
At least 35 houses were gutted in a fire at Sarcarpara village under Sadar upazila in Thakurgaon yesterday.
Fire Service and Civil Defense sources said the fire originated from an oven of a kitchen at about 10:15am and soon engulfed the adjacent houses.
On information, fire fighters rushed to the spot and brought the fire under control after hectic efforts with the help of local people.
Local people claimed the fire destroyed properties worth around Tk 20 lakh. But Fire Service and Civil Defense officials told that estimation of loss yet to be completed.