POST TIME: 13 February, 2020 05:43:07 PM / LAST MODIFIED: 13 February, 2020 06:49:02 PM
Paltan's DR Tower fire under control
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Paltan's DR Tower fire under control

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A fire broke out at DR Tower near Dainik Bangla intersection in Dhaka’s Purana Paltan area Thursday afternoon.

Debashish Vardhan, deputy director of the Fire Service and Civil Defense, said the fire originated at the office of Islami Insurance Bangladesh Ltd on the 11th floor of the 19-storey building at 2:50 pm.

On information, eight firefighting units rushed there and brought the fire under control around 3:22pm, he said adding that they are trying to find out what caused the fire.