Ten houses were gutted in a fire that broke out at Garuikhali Housing project in Khulna’s Paikgacha upazila on Monday night.
The fire originating from a kitchen of a house at 8 pm soon engulfed the adjoining nine other houses.
After two and half hours of frantic efforts, the locals brought the fire under control at 10 pm, reports a local news agency.
UP chairman Ruhul Amin said the affected owners claimed the estimated losses caused by the fire are about Tk 20 lakh.
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