Dhaka fire

Doctor couple severely burnt in Dhaka

A doctor couple was burnt severely in a fire, reportedly igniting after a cigarette came in contact with hand sanitiser at their home in Dhaka’s Hatirpool area early today.

August 15, 2019
August 15, 2019

Lalbagh factory fire: Probe body formed

An investigation committee is formed to look into last night's fire at a polythene factory in Lalbagh of Dhaka.

June 9, 2019
June 9, 2019

Fire at Banglamotor building

Four unites of fire fighters bring under control the fire which broke out at a building in Banglamotor are of Dhaka, duty officer at the fire service headquarters says.

May 16, 2019
May 16, 2019

Couple critically burnt in Agargaon fire

A couple sustain critical burn injuries in a fire believed to have been originated from an “explosion” at their residence in Dhaka’s Agargaon area.

April 18, 2019
April 18, 2019

Fire at Jatrabari building under control

Nine units of firefighters bring under control a fire which broke out at a seven-storey building in Jatrabari of Dhaka.

April 11, 2019
April 11, 2019

FR Tower owner Tasvirul gets bail

A Dhaka court grants bail to Tasvirul Islam, one of the owners of FR Tower in a case filed over the fire that ripped through the high-rise, killing 26 last month.

April 8, 2019
April 8, 2019

Chawkbazar fire: 2 Wahed Mansion owners remanded

A Dhaka Court places the two owners of Wahed Mansion -- from where the deadly Chawkbazar fire originated -- on a seven-day remand each in a case filed over the deaths of 70 people.

April 8, 2019
April 8, 2019

Banani fireman Sohel dies at Singapore hospital

Firefighter Sohel Rana, who sustained serious injuries during FR Tower fire rescue operation, dies at a hospital in Singapore.

April 4, 2019
April 4, 2019

10-day remand sought for owners of Wahed Mansion

Chawkbazar police seeks a 10-day remand for quizzing two owners of the Wahed Mansion, the centre of deadly Chawkbazar fire, in a case filed over the deaths of 70 people.

April 4, 2019
April 4, 2019

ACC sends letters to 9 govt bodies seeking info on FR Tower

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) sends letters to nine different government authorities seeking information on the “irregularities and corruption” in Banani’s FR Tower which caught fire on last Thursday.

April 4, 2019
April 4, 2019

128 shops gutted in Khilgaon fire

At least 128 shops are gutted in a fire that swept through three markets in Dhaka’s Khilgaon area.