10 houses burnt in Narail fire
Published : Monday, 5 June, 2023 at 11:35 PM Count : 560
At least ten houses of seven families have been gutted in a fire that broke out at Sadar upazila of Narail district on Monday afternoon.
The incident happened at the Charshalikha village of Bashongram union under the upazila at around 3.30 pm.
Lohagara Fire Service and Civil Defence sub-officer Amal Krishna Basu said being informed, firefighters rushed there and brought the fire under control within two hours of efforts.
"We were able to save Tk 25 lakh worth of paddy and other belongings of seven families from the fire,” he said.
Bashongram Union Parishad chairman Rafiqul Islam Fakir said “They are poor people. They have no land of their own. I appeal to the government to stand by these helpless people."
It is initially estimated to have caused a loss of about Tk 10 lakh, the affected people claimed.