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High-rise building catches fire in capital's Katabon

28 March 2023
High-rise building catches fire in capital's Katabon

Fire breaks out on the fourth floor of the nine-storey Sheltech Sierra Computer City near the Bata Signal intersection on Monday. NN photo

Staff Reporter  :
A fire has broken out on the fifth floor of a nine-storey building at Kataban area in the capital on Monday night. Being informed, some 10 units of Fire Service and Civil Defence rushed to the spot. They are trying to douse the blaze.
According to the Fire Service sources, the fire broke out at around 7:30pm.
Khaleda Yeasmin, duty officer of Fire Service Control Room, confirmed the matter to the media.  She said, "The reasons and extent of damage of the fire could not be known immediately. No casualties have also been reported till the report was filed."

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