Dhaka, May 4: At least 50 houses were gutted on Wednesday after the fire broke out at Ambagan slum behind Green Super Market at Green Road in Farm gate in the capital around 8:40 am.
On information 11 fire fighting units rushed to the spot to douse the blaze.
Primarily the cause of the fire could not be identified yet.
Fire Service head quarter control room duty officer Atiqul Alam said fire grasped whole slum.
No casualties have been reported yet, he added.