A fire broke out at a fruit marketplace at Thompson Bridge region on Cumilla-Chandpur Road on Sunday early morning.
A unit from Cumilla EPZ fire station rushed the spot and brought the fire below handle right after 3 hours. The fire may possibly have initiated from a burning mosquito coil or electric brief circuit, they suspected.
Fire service stated at least 5 fruit shops have been burnt in the fire.
Nonetheless, fruit traders stated that at least nine shops which includes Yasin Fruit Shop, Mother’s Fruit Shop, Jasim’s Fruit Shop, Fatima Fruit Shop, Kabir Fruit Shop, Jawa Fruit Shop, Joy Fruit Dispensary, Snow Fruit Dispensary, and a tea stall have been impacted by the fire.
Cumilla EPZ Fire Service senior officer Farooq Ahmed stated the fire-fighting unit was brought to the spot right after getting the news.