Fire at Nirbachan Bhaban

Nirbachan Bhaban, the headquarters of the Election Commission, caught fire in the city’s Agargaon area on Sunday night.

Quamrul Hasan, an operator at the Fire Service Central Control Room, said the fire originated on the basement around 11:06pm.

On information, 10 firefighting units rushed in and brought the fire under control around 12:25am on Monday, he said, adding that the reason behind the fire could not be known immediately.