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RU agriculture faculty catches fire

  • Published at 05:17 pm May 7th, 2019
Rajshahi University
File photo of the Rajshahi University entrance Dhaka Tribune

Fire came out as rats had damaged the electric wire of the main switch box inside the T-room

The Agriculture faculty of the Rajshahi University (RU) caught fire and incurred a loss of about Tk50,000.

The incident occurred on Tuesday in the T-Room of the Veterinary and Animal Sciences department on the third floor of the faculty building.

According to the fire service, there was smoke and burning odor coming from the T-room around 5:30pm.

In the meantime, students working in the lab beside the T-room called the people around and with the guards and other officials brought the flames under control before the fire brigade came to the spot.

The watchman of the building Nasibul Islam said: “No one could understand why the fire broke out; the room was locked from outside.

“Later the fire service workers said the fire came out as rats had damaged the electric wire of the main switch box inside the T-room.”

The Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Professor SM Kamaruzzaman said: “The fire damaged a fridge and the furniture in the room causing a loss of about Tk50,000.”

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