"The fire was completely put out. Three units of the fire service worked all night," said Akhtaruzzaman told reporters at the spot
Sarees, worth about Tk 85 lakh, were completely damaged at Razzak's shops on the second floor of the market. He, however, could save around 15 percent of his stock after throwing sacks filled with sarees to the ground from the second floor
While a fire gutted many shops in the capital's New Super Market in Dhaka this morning, some traders said the fire was caused by pre-dawn electrical works on a footbridge adjoining the market
New Market will remain closed until further instructions as a fire ripped through the adjoining Dhaka New Super Market early this morning, a few days ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr.
Thirty firefighting units brought the blaze under control at 9:10am
Smoke was seen coming out of the nearby Annexco Tower more than four hours after the fire at Bangabazar Shopping Complex was brought under control
Two of the four firefighters -- Rabiul Islam and Atikur Rahman -- were rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital, said Rashed-Bin-Khaled, duty officer of the fire service