Korail slum fire brought under control

Staff Reporter Published: 26 February 2023, 05:43 PM | Updated: 26 February 2023, 06:37 PM
Korail slum fire brought under control

A fire that broke out at Korail slum in Dhaka was brought under control on Sunday afternoon.

The fire originated from a stove after 4pm and burnt 50-60 shanties of the slum, said Lt. Col. Mohammad Tajul Islam Chowdhury, Director (Operations and Maintenance) of Fire Service and Civil Defence Directorate.  


Being informed at 4:30pm, nine fire service units rushed to the spot and douse the fire at 5.33pm.