Fire at Chalantika slum | The Daily Star
  • Massive fire razes slum in Mirpur

    A massive fire broke out at a slum in Chalantika area of the capital’s Mirpur last night, burning more than a thousand shanties to ashes. After a three-hour effort, 24 firefighting units brought the fire under control around 10:35pm.

  • Mirpur slum fire under control, 3 hurt

    At least three people are injured and over 1,000 shanties are gutted as the devastating fire that broke out at Chalantika slum in Dhaka’s Mirpur area is brought under control over three hours after it broke out.