NOAKHALI (07,janu) : At least 19 shops were gutted at Bhuiyanhat bazaar in Kabirhat upazila of the district early Monday.
The affected shop owners claimed that the extent of loss from the fire could go up TK 1.5 crore.
Kompaniganj fire station officer Salauddin told “The fire originated from one Manjur Morshed’s shop around 12:45am from electric short circuit and quickly engulfed the adjacent shops.”
On information, fire fighters rushed in and brought the blaze under control with the help of local businessmen and police.
Kabirhat police station OC Mahbub Alam told banglanews that on information, police rushed to the spot.
The extent of loss from the fire is yet to estimate, he added.