Firefighters bring Tejgaon slum fire under control

Three fire-fighting units have brought under control the flame that erupted in a slum near the Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC)’s old gate in Tejgaon industrial area on Sunday afternoon.

The fire originated around 12:10pm when slum dwellers stocked their valuables inside the slum following an eviction drive in the area.

Kamrul Hasan, a duty officer of Fire Service and Civil Defence, has confirmed the origin of the fire.

Firefighting units rushed to the spot and brought the fire under control at around 12:40pm.

No casualty has been reported in the incident.

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