A devastating fire gutted five tin-roofed houses in Dheukali union of Sadarpur upazila on Saturday.
Locals said the fire originated from the kitchen of one Profullo Sikder's house at Baburchar Kachari Dangi village around 6:00pm. The fire soon spread to the adjacent houses of Probas Sikder and Kabol Sikder.
Neighbours rushed to the spot and extinguished the fire. Three people were injured during the incident. They were admitted to the upazila health complex.
Shanti Rani Sikder, wife of Profullo Sikder, said the estimated loss could be around Tk 15 lakh.