Representative: In Harinber Bazar 26 shops were burned to ashes. According to the shops owner it had been damage worth nearly 10 Crore. The night guard of Harinber market Abdul Rahim said, Wednesday early morning at about 4 am. A fire erupted from a shop in the market of an electrical short circuit. And then, the fire spread in the market. 26 shops were burnt to ashes. The shops were clothes store, grocery, pharmaceuticals, fertilizers, shoe store and godown of paddy and rice. According to cloth merchant Amrit Biswas, his shop was about 20 lac worth of clothes. All were burned to ashes. The fire brigade from Madhabpur fire station of Habiganj rush at the night and brought the fire under control in about two hours effort.
Madhabpur Fire Station Officer Motahar Hossain Kazi said, after getting information, they went to the scene immediately. But the situation was dire as it took about two hours to brought the fire under control.