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Fire breaks out at DR Tower in Paltan

| Updated: February 13, 2020 18:09:28

Fire breaks out at DR Tower in Paltan

A multi-storey building in Dhaka's Paltan has caught fire.

The fire broke out at the 17-storey DR Tower in Paltan's Box Culvert Road around 2:50pm on Thursday, according to the fire service, reports bdnews24.com.

Eight units of the fire service are currently battling the flames, according to an operator at the fire service's control room.

The building houses the offices of several commercial entities. However, there are no reports of casualties in the incident so far.

The authorities could not immediately determine the cause of the fire and the extent of damage.

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