60 shanties gutted in Keraniganj fire


Staff Reporter:

At least 60 shanties were gutted in a fire that broke out at Aganagar in the upazila on Friday night.

The fire broke out in a room of Hashem Shah’s mess in the area around 8pm and soon spread to the adjacent shanties.

A shop was also gutted in the fire.

On information, five units of firefighters rushed in and doused the flame after one and a half hours of frantic efforts, said Sajib Sarkar, in-charge of Keraniganj Fire Service and Civil defense.

The fire might have originated due to leakage in gas supply line said,  he said.

However, no casualty was reported.unb


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