14 shops gutted in Bhola fire
At least 14 shops were gutted in a fire that broke out at Lalmohan upazila of Bhola district on Monday afternoon.
The incident took place in the municipal area of the upazila at around 3 pm..
Lalmohan Fire Service and Civil Defence deputy assistant director Md liton said being informed, four units of firefighters rushed to the spot and doused the blaze with the help of locals and affected businessmen after two hours of efforts.
Additional Superintendent of Police (Lalmohan Circle) Md Johurul Islam Hawlader said being informed, additional police personnel were sent to the spot. They brought the situation under control and helped the fire service units.
It is initially estimated to have caused a loss of about Taka four crore, the affected shop owners claimed.