At least 14 shops were gutted in a fire that broke out at a furniture market in West Rupsha area of Khulna on Friday.
Locals said the fire ensued in a shop around 5am and soon spread to adjoining ones, reports UNB.
On information, four fire service units from Tutpara and Boyra Fire stations rushed in and brought the blaze under control around 7:20am, said Mamun, Senior Station Officer of Tutpara Fire Station.
The fire might have originated from a mosquito coil, he said.
The affected businessmen claimed that the extent of losses caused by the fire would exceed Tk 13.0 million.
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