Valuables worth about Taka 34 lakh were gutted in three separate fire accidents in the city and district on early Monday.
Fire Service & Civil Defence sources said six CNG-run auto-rickshaws worth about Taka 20 lakh were gutted in a fire that originated from an electric short-circuit in two auto-rickshaw garages in city's Kolsi Dighi area under Export Processing Zone (EPZ) Police Station around 2 am.
Four firefighting vehicles from EPZ and Bondor Stations managed to extinguished the blaze around 4.30 am. Besides, goods of three shops worth about Taka nine lakh were gutted. - BBC