Paribagh power substation catches fire

Fire file Photo
Fire file Photo

An electric substation caught fire in the city's Paribagh area on Wednesday night, reports UNB.

Sources at the Fire Service and Civil Defence central control room said the fire originated at a grid transformer of the substation around 8:20pm.

On information, seven firefighting units rushed in and brought the fire under control around 9:40 pm, said Duty Officer at the control room Masud Riben.

The reason behind the fire could not be known immediately and no casualty was reported in the incident, he said.