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Mirpur-7 slum fire doused

Mirpur-7 slum fire doused

The fire that broke out at a slum at Chalantika in the city’s Mirpur area was doused on Friday (Jan 24). The fire was doused around 9 a.m., local media reported citing Fire Service and Civil Defence, Mirpur zone.

The fire broke out at the slum on Mirpur-7 road around 4:00 a.m. and it spread fast. 15 firefighting units went to the spot and brought the blaze under control around 5:45 a.m.

Two people identified as Rabeya, 45 and Shaheen Islam, 35 were injured in the fire. They were taken to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital.

However, it could not be known yet what caused the fire.  

Brigadier General Sazzad Hossain, Director General (DG) of Bangladesh Fire Service and Civil Defence, visited the spot.