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Fire breaks out at BSMMU

No casualties were reported, said fire officials

Published : 24 Jan 2022 10:22 PM | Updated : 25 Jan 2022 01:44 PM

A fire broke out at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) hospital in the capital on Monday.

Mohammad Shahjahan Shikder, deputy assistant director of Fire Service and Civil Defence media cell, said the fire broke out at the D-block of the13th floor of the 17-storey building around 6:21 pm and it spread soon.

Five fire tenders rushed to the spot and brought the fire under control around 6:40 and they took five minutes more to douse the flame fully around 6:45 pm, he said.

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Five fire tenders rushed to the spot and are trying to tame the fire.

The fire was doused nearly half an hour after the incident.

No casualties were reported, fire officials said.

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