Update February 28, 2015

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Fire kills a man in Purana Paltan

Sumel Sarker


Fire kills man in Paltan

28 February 2015, Nirapad News: A man has died after inhaling toxic fumes during a fire that broke out at a multi-storied building in the capital’s Purana Paltan area early Saturday.

The deceased is Anwar, 42, a Security Guard of 10-storied Swadesh Tower building

Ataur Rahman, duty officer of the Fire Service control room, said the fire broke out at the office room of a private firm on the third floor of the 10-storied Swadesh Tower building around 5:20 am and soon engulfed the entire floor.

Being informed, six firefighting units rushed in and doused the flame after one-and-a-half hours of frantic efforts.

“The firefighters rescued four people from the floor and dimwitted them to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where doctors declared Anwar dead,” added Ataur.

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