Bangladesh Fire Service deployed fire-fighting robots for the first time to extinguish the Sitakunda fire.
The death toll from the fire and subsequent explosions at BM Container Depot in Chattogram’s Sitakunda upazila has risen to 44, with 12 of the victims being fire service personnel.
As we watched the events of Neemtoli and Chawkbazar unfold in front of our eyes, it seems nothing has changed aswe move on with our lives. There are numerous factories and warehouses in almost every building in Old Dhaka.
A fire breaks out at Salauddin Specialized Hospital Ltd in Dhaka's Wari area.
Amid outcries over the death of 26 people in Thursday's Banani inferno, a massive fire swept through the Gulshan-1 DNCC kitchen market burning down over 200 shops yesterday.
Another devastating fire at the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) kitchen market early yesterday thrashed the efforts of 248 shop owners who were already struggling to revive their businesses from a similar disaster just two years ago.
Around 211 tin-shed business establishments are completely razed in the fire that ripped through the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) kitchen market in Gulshan-1.
At least 25 people were killed and some 70 injured in Thursday's deadly fire that ripped through the 22-storey FR Tower in Dhaka's Banani area. All the bodies were handed over to the families and most of them buried yesterday.
The transmission of a private television channel Duronto TV and a radio channel Radio Today has been offline since a fire broke out at FR Tower in Dhaka’s Banani area.
Jatiya Oikyafront leaders holds the government responsible for the Chawkbazar fire that claimed 69 lives.
According to a report published in this paper on February 24, an industries ministry probe committee has claimed that it found no evidence of a chemical factory or warehouse in the vicinity of the Chawkbazar fire.
The nation is holding a one-day national mourning for the victims of Chawkbazar fire that claimed 67 lives on Wednesday and Thursday.
The Jatiya Sangsad unanimously adopts a condolence motion expressing profound grief over the victims of Chawkbazar inferno that claimed 67 lives on Wednesday at Churihatta area of Old Dhaka.
Their family was a happy one -- mother and father with their two healthy children. On Wednesday night, the brutal fire that blazed through Chawkbazar reduced their perfect family of four to just one, while the rest looked on from behind a photo frame that managed to survive the hellish flames.
As the call for relocating the warehouses of chemicals and inflammable goods from Old Dhaka gets louder, an industries ministry probe committee claimed that there was no chemical factory or warehouse at the scene of Wednesday's devastating fire in Chawkbazar.
Fire tragedies are frequent in Bangladesh and often cause high casualties, but no one has ever been punished for their role in any fire incidents.
Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud says Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir’s statement that ‘the Chawlkbazar fire incident occurred due to absence of democracy’ prompted to look into whether the BNP perpetrated any act of sabotage concerning the tragic incident.
A pall of gloom has descended on many villages of Noakhali as 13 of the 67 victims in Chawkbazar fire already identified hailed from the district.
The devastating fire in Chawkbazar is the outcome of a collective failure of the authorities concerned.