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About 40% Fire Accidents Are Caused by Short-Circuiting

Reported by: Jannatul Ferdousi
Written by: Eshan Maitra
Fire Service statistic identifies, electric short-circuiting as major culprit behind all the fires occurring from highways to residents. Also, most shopping-mall authorities take little no security measure for electrical safety. This put them in hazardous situation and often fire related accidents occur. General Director Ahmed Khan commented that, improper & too many connection along distribution line compromises the safety. Hence, even minor electrical overloading often result in short-circuiting.
Total of 52,176 fires occurred in past 3 days. Out of them over 18,337 fires were caused by short-circuiting.Even doctors are agreeing with this fact that, most of the burn patients they treat, are found to be victim of electricity fire. DMC Burn Unit Director Samanta Lal Sen suggested, politicians & media should conduct large campaigns to warn people about this. Also, electricity distributing wires should be maintained more often.

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