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Newmarket fire under control

Update : 15 Apr 2023, 11:51

The massive  fire in the building of New Super Market (South) in New Market of the capital has been brought under control after three and a half hours, claimed Brigadier General Md Main Uddin, director general of Department of Fire Service and Civil Defence.

Brigadier General Director General of Fire Service and Civil Defense Department Main Uddin said this in a briefing at the fire site around 10 o'clock on Saturday morning.

A total of 30 firefighting units and firefighting teams of Bangladesh Army, Navy and Air Force brought the blaze under control.

Seventeen people including 10 firefighters fell sick due to huge black smoke while trying to douse the New Super Market fire.

Of the injured, one is volunteer, one is shop owner and five are employees and all of them are giving treatment at emergency department of Dhaka Medical College Hospital.



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