14 shops gutted in Cumilla
Published : Thursday, 2 September, 2021 at 12:44 PM Count : 266
At least 14 shops were gutted after a fire broke out at Hesakhal Bazar under Nangalkot upazila in Cumilla district at midnight Wednesday.
Hesakhal Union Parishad Chairman Jalal Ahmed Bhuiyan said the fire originated at a shop around 12am and spread out to adjacent shops.
Firefighters from Laksam Fire Service and Civil Defense Station reached the spot within an hour but 14 shops had been gutted by then.
Md Shahadat Hossain, station officer of Laksam Fire Service and Civil Defense, said the fire might have originated from an electric short circuit but certain reason could be told after in-depth investigation.