Fire gutted 61 houses in Dinajpur
14 March 2016, Nirapad News: At least 61 houses were gutted in a devastating fire at Khanshama upazila of the district on Saturday night.
Ververi Union Parishad Chairman Abdul Haque Siraji said the fire originated from an electric short circuit.
Two cattle, four goats, many poultry birds, two motorcycles, ornaments, clothes, books and others valuables were gutted in the fire.
After getting on information, four units of Nilphamari and Syedpur fire stations rushed to the spot and brought the fire under control after five hours operation.
Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) distributed 20 kg of rice and two blankets to each victim’s family. Besides, different organisations including local Awami League unit office supplied foods and others essentials to the victims.