A fire that broke out at a building in Old Dhaka’s Lalbagh area in the early hours of Thursday has been doused after two hours.
“The fire was extinguished around 8:00am,” Rashed Bin Khaled, duty officer at the control room of Fire Service and Civil Defence, told The Business Post.
No casualties were reported in the incident. The fire erupted on the third floor of the six-storey building, said the media cell of the fire service.
Firefighters were informed about the incident at 6:01am and five firefighting units rushed to the spot, it added.
The cause of the fire could not be known immediately.