10 houses gutted in Joypurhat fire
A total of 10 houses were gutted in a fire at an Ashrayan project in Panchbibi upazila of Joypurhat district on Monday afternoon.
Local sources said a fire caused by an explosion of a gas cylinder of a kitchen of a house at the Ashrayan project at Mohammadpur union under the upazila and soon engulfed adjacent houses.
On information, fire service personnel from Panchbibi Fire Service and Civil Defence rushed to the spot and doused the fire after around one hour of frantic effort.
The estimated loss caused by the fire is around Tk 30,00,000.