Dhaka Medical College Hospital burn unit is a well equipped burn unit in the city. Fire broke out in the second floor a five storied building near the burn unit. This building is used as doctor’s quarter. Fire broke out at about 12:45 pm and fire units from the headquarters and Lalbag fire stations rushed to the scene, and it took about one hour to control the fire.
Fire men said the fire started from an electric short circuit in the store room. Valuables worth about one lakh taka is burned in the fire. There is no report of casualty yet.
There is another report that the fire started from the ceiling fan and the fire was soon caught to the mattress kept on floor.