Fire engulfs 10 houses in Khulna

Published: December 26, 2017 13:59:24 | Updated: December 26, 2017 16:18:15

Google map showing Paikgacha upazila in Khulna

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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