Fire burns 11 vehicles including mayor’s in Natore’s Singra

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UNB, Natore :

At least eleven vehicles, including the SUV of the municipality mayor, were burnt in a fire in Natore’s Singra upazila early today.

Fortunately, no one sustained injuries in the fire that erupted in the municipality’s garage adjacent to the municipality building around 4 am.

Mizanur Rahman, officer-in-charge (OC) of Singra police station, said on information firefighters went to the spot and brought the blaze under control.

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However, municipality mayor Jannatul Ferdous’ personal vehicle, two community ambulances and 8 easy bikes were burnt.

“We are investigating the matter,” said the OC.

Suman Ali, station master of Singra Fire Service, said the fire might have originated from an electric short circuit.

The mayor could not be reached over phone for comments.