Bangladesh Fire Service and Civil Defence

Probe body formed on DNCC market fire

A five-member body is formed by Fire Service and Civil Defence authority to investigate the fire that broke out at Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) kitchen market in the capital's Gulshan-1 early on March 30.

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

Fire Service deploys hi-tech robot for the first time in Sitakunda

Bangladesh Fire Service deployed fire-fighting robots for the first time to extinguish the Sitakunda fire.

March 30, 2019
March 30, 2019

Probe body formed on DNCC market fire

A five-member body is formed by Fire Service and Civil Defence authority to investigate the fire that broke out at Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) kitchen market in the capital's Gulshan-1 early on March 30.

April 5, 2018
April 5, 2018

Bangladesh can now fight big fire incidents: Minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal says Bangladesh Fire Service is now capable of managing any big fire incident as now it is upgraded with modern equipment.

December 8, 2017
December 8, 2017

Core cable of BTCL landlines cut off, communication disrupted

The core cable of the BTCL landlines is cut off due to Dhaka city corporation repair work, snapping communication between mobiles to landlines and landlines to mobiles across the country since early morning.

August 15, 2016
August 15, 2016

Man drowns in Dhaka canal after rescuing 2

A youth drowns after saving the life of two boys who fell into a water body in Badda area of Dhaka

July 22, 2016
July 22, 2016

Kid’s body found 19hrs after falling in sewer line

Divers recover the body of a four-year-old boy, 19 hours after he fell into a sewer line near Mirpur Commerce College in the capital, Dhaka.

May 1, 2016
May 1, 2016

Karwan Bazar blaze tamed after 2 hours

After two hours of frantic efforts and reinforcement, fire fighters have managed to control the deadly blaze that broke out in Dhaka's largest kitchen market Karwan Bazar.

January 23, 2016
January 23, 2016

5 killed in Gazipur tyre factory fire

At least five workers including a woman are killed in a tyre factory fire in Pubail area of Gazipur.

January 5, 2016
January 5, 2016

ATN staff drowns in Hatirjheel

A staff of ATN Television channel drowns in Hatirjheel lake after falling off from Rainbow Bridge-1 .

January 4, 2016
January 4, 2016

2 Dhaka buildings tilt, 6 show cracks after quake

The tremor has tilted two six-storied residential buildings at Mazed Sardar Road in old part of Dhaka and Shanirakhra area in the capital.