The fire broke out on the roof of the old building of Habiganj Sadar Hospital around 7:30 pm on Monday, said the senior fire station officer of the district fire service Nurul Islam informed.
Upon receiving the news, the fire service personnel went and brought the fire under control after trying for about half an hour.
Witnesses said they suddenly saw a fire on the roof of the old building in hospital. This spread panic in the hospital area. At this time the patients and their relatives started running in different directions.
Fire service officer Nurul Islam said, “However, the extent of the damage has not been determined yet.”