Five shops gutted in Ctg

At least five shops were gutted in a fire at Fakirhat bazar of Mirsari upazila of Chattogram  on Tuesday morning, reports BSS.

Tanvir Ahmed, officer of Mirsari Fire Service and Civil Defense in Chattogram, said the fire originated from electric short circuit at a shop in the area around 11.25 am and quickly engulfed the adjoining houses. Two firefighting units from Mirsari upazila rushed to the spot and brought the flame under control around 12.30 pm. Victims claimed that the fire damaged property worth about Taka five lakh, the sources added.