The incident occurred at Haji Korban Ali Market in Pathailkandi Bazar under Bhuapur Upazila at 4am on Tuesday, said Monzurul Islam, office secretary of the market committee. Bhuapur Fire Service personnel rushed to the spot after receiving the news and managed to douse the fire after about an hour of effort, said fire leader Mohidur Rahman. About Tk 30 million worth of goods were damaged in the fire, said Haji Korban Ali, proprietor of Haji Korban Ali Market. Watchman Abdul Barek informed him about the fire in the morning, said Haji Korban. Afterwards, Market Committee General Secretary Elias Akhand called upon the locals for help through nearby mosque’s loudspeakers.
Source: bd News24 December 10, 2019 05:15 UTC