Published: Saturday, April 6, 2013

30 houses gutted

At least 30 houses were gutted in separate fire incidents in Ghoramara village of Magura and Boroichara village of Sreepur upazila yesterday.
In Ghoramara village, the fire originated in the kitchen of one Khabir Hossain and soon engulfed his house and adjoining 19 other dwellings, said Abdul Hai Laskar, who also lost his house.
Two housewives also suffered burn injuries and have been admitted to Magura Sadar Hospital.
Fire fighters from Magura sadar rushed to the spot and doused the flames in an hour.
Meanwhile, a fire at Boroichara village engulfed about 11 houses.
The fire originated in the house of one Motaleb Hossain Molla and burnt his house and the nearby houses as well.