A house made of tin-sheet was gutted in a devastating fire at Dakkhin Jhatibunia village under Amragachhia union of Mirzaganj upazila in the district on Saturday evening.
Locals said the owner of the house, Abul Hossain, left his house in search of work and shifted to a brick kiln in Bakerganj. He along with his wife and three children came back to his home on the day.
However, a fire broke out at the house of Abul Hossain on Saturday evening.
On information, locals and firefighters rushed to the spot and doused the fire after a fanatic effort of one hour. However, the house and most of the goods of the house were gutted in the fire.
The house owner Abul Hossain said, “None of my family members was present during the fire incident. Locals saw the fire and informed others. I have lost everything.”
The estimated damage is around five lakh, he said.
The reason behind the fire could not be known immediately.
Inspector of Mirzaganj Fire Service M Faruk Hossain said, “On information, we rushed to the spot and doused the blaze completely within two hours. However, none was injured in the incident.”