A fire broke out at the emergency department of Dhaka Medical College Hospital around 1:43pm on Thursday. Three units of the fire service rushed to the spot and doused the fire around 2:05pm.
Confirming the news Ershad Hossain, duty officer of fire service control room told tat the fire broke out at the 3rd floor of the old emergency unit at around 1:43 pm. On information, three units of the fire service rushed to the spot and doused the blaze at around 2:05pm. No patient was reportedly hurt in the fire incident.
The reason of the fire and extent of damage could not be ascertained immediately.