The fire that broke out at a kitchen market in the city’s Malibagh area early Thursday, was doused around three and half hours. Mahfuz Riven, duty officer at the Fire Service and Civil Defence central control room, said the fire originated at a shop of Malibagh Kitchen Market around 5:27am.
On information, 12 firefighting units rushed in and brought the blaze under control around 6:35 am, he said.
Meanwhile, Lima Khanam, a duty officer of the fire service central control room, said the fire was fully doused around 9 am.
What actually caused the fire is not clear yet, Mahfuz said, adding that no casualty was reported.