Katabon Market fire doused

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

Fire fighters are working to douse the flames at Katabon market on Sunday. Photo: UNBFirefighters put out a blaze that broke out at the Dhaka University Market of Katabon area on Sunday night, reports UNB. 

Two firefighting units extinguished the fire at 9:05pm, about half an hour after it occurred, a Fire Service and Civil Defence control room official said.

The fire broke out at 8:32pm. The cause of the blaze and extent of damage could not be known yet.

Rejwan Mia, a shop owner of the market, claimed that the fire originated from a shop called 'Spondon Award'.

"We called the fire service immediately. Firefighters arrived within 20 minutes and extinguished the blaze," he said.

No casualty was reported.

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