30 shanties burnt down at city’s Mohammadpur
23 December 2015, Nirapad News: A firebroke out at a slum next to Dhaka Uddyan Housing in the city’s Mohammadpur burning 30 shanties early Wednesday.
The fire originated from a shanty and then it spread to some other small makeshift houses one after another around 1:20am.
Being informed, six fire fighting units went to the spot and doused the flame around 3:35am.
Contacted, Farid Uddin, duty officer of fire service control room, said the shanties were built illegally on the land of Water Development Board.
Thirty shanties burnt down in the incident.
However, no causality was reported, he added.