• Khilgaon plastic factory fire doused

    A fire that broke out at a plastic factory in Khilgaon area of Dhaka has been doused after one and a half an hours.

  • 3rd forest fire in Sundarbans in 3 weeks

    A fire broke out in Chandpai range of the Sundarbans in Sharankhola upazila of Bagerhat. This is the third incident of forest fire in Chandpai range over the last three weeks.

  • Fire in Sundarbans forest again

    Barely a month in the passing, fire has broken out in the Sundarbans’ Chandpai range again. This is the 15th fire incident in last 12 years in the area - posing threat to the ecosystem of the world's largest mangrove forest.

  • Tejgaon house fire doused

    A fire that brakes out at a three-storey tin-shed house at Tejgaon Industrial area of Dhaka is doused after an hour efforts of the firefighters.

  • Fire at Old Dhaka residential building

    Fire breaks out at a residential building at Siddique Bazar in the old part of Dhaka.

  • Huge fire hits UAE residential towers

    A large fire has hit at least two residential towers in the United Arab Emirates, in the third such incident in a little more than a year.

  • Sundarbans fire brought under control

    A fire that broke out in Chandpai Range of the Sundarbans in Bagerhat last evening has been brought under control. Reason behind the fire is yet to be ascertained.

  • 3 people burnt in Bangshal shoe factory fire

    At least three people are burnt as fire broke out at a shoe manufacturing factory in Bangshal area of Dhaka.

  • Fire at Hatirpool’s Motalib Plaza doused

    The fire that broke out at Hatirpool’s Motalib Plaza in capital Dhaka has been doused after two hours of frantic efforts of the firefighters.

  • Banani building fire blamed on gas pipe leak

    The fire at a Banani building in Dhaka that injured at least one person has been blamed on “a leak in the gas supply line” by owner and tenants.

  • Khulna City Corporation (KCC)

    Fire breaks out at KCC building

    A fire breaks out at Khulna City Corporation (KCC) building early Monday.

  • 9 burnt in B’Baria fire

    Nine people including five children from one family were burnt in a fire in Sarail upazila of Brahmanbaria yesterday evening.

  • Fire at Mohakhali Brac Centre doused

    A fire that broke out at Brac Centre in Mohakhali of Dhaka is doused half an hour after it originated.

  • Family ripped apart in gas fire, 2 children dead

    Two children, aged one and 14 years old, succumb to injuries hours after a gas fire burns five of a family in Uttara of the capital. While their nine-year-old brother has been released after primary treatments, the parents are stated to be in critical condition.

  • Dhaka New Market fire kills 1, 3 fall sick

    A young man dies from suffocation and three others fall sick as a fire broke out at a scrap material shop beside the vegetable market in Dhaka New Market area.

  • Sweater factory in Gazipur catches fire

    Fire breaks out at a sweater factory in Chhoidana Hajirpukur area of Gazipur this morning.

  • Savar cotton mill fire doused

    Fire that broke out at a cotton factory in Ashulia of Savar is doused after one and a half an hour.

  • Central Hospital fire brought under control

    A fire that broke out at the basement of Central Hospital on Green Road in Dhaka has been brought under control.

  • 25 shops gutted in Narayanganj fire

    At least 25 furniture shops are gutted in a devastating fire in Dawn Chamber area of Narayanganj city.

  • Gazipur

    4 hurt in Gazipur garment factory fire

    Four workers of a sweater factory are injured as a devastating fire breaks out at a high-rise commercial building in Signboard area of Gazipur.

  • 12 shanties gutted in Tejgaon railway colony fire

    At least 12 shanties are gutted in a fire at the railway colony in Dhaka’s Tejgaon area.

  • Blaze follows stalled drive

    A fire yesterday burned down at least 21 shanties at the Kalyanpur slum where just a day ago an eviction drive was suspended because

  • 'Fire to cause highest casualties if major quake hits Dhaka'

    The damage of utility networks and fire is going to be the main causes of casualties if any major earthquakes strike the Dhaka city, experts say.

  • Asset now burden

    Over the past few days, The Daily Star published a series of reports on ordeals of the victims of mindless violence in the name of politics between January 5 and April 5 last year. Lives perished, people were crippled, families torn apart and dreams shattered in the 91 days of brutality that shook the nation to its core. In the last part of the series, we today will tell you the story of a victim who is living a life no one wants.

  • Left in the lurch

    For 91 days from January 5 to April 5 last year, there was hardly a single day when innocent people were not burnt to death or injured in arson attacks on public transports. Some lost their loved ones, others their lone bread earners during the longest spell of horror allegedly carried out by the BNP-led coalition, protesting the January 5, 2014, elections.

  • AL Bagerhat municipality office set ablaze

    Miscreants set fire to a local office of ruling Awami League at Bagerhat Sadar municipality, destroying office equipments, documents and some other valuables.

  • 16 hurt as fire erupts at Dubai skyscraper

    A huge fire rips through a luxury Dubai hotel Thursday night, injuring 16 people, just a few hours before the emirate celebrated the new year with a spectacular fireworks display nearby.

  • 31 killed in Saudi hospital fire

    A fire at a hospital in Saudi Arabia kills 25 people and injures 107, the country's civil defence says in a statement.

  • Events that shaped the year: Regional haze one of the worst in history

    The transboundary haze crisis of 2015, which affected millions across Southeast Asia, will go down as one of the worst in recent history - surpassing the 1997 and 2013 crises.

  • Fire at Motijheel building, 1 dead

    One person dies after a fire at a building in Dhaka’s commercial hub Motijheel.