Fire Service and Civil Defence

August 14, 2019
August 14, 2019

Fire at plastic factory in Old Dhaka under control

A fire that broke out at a plastic goods manufacturing factory in Lalbagh of Old Dhaka is brought under control.

April 2, 2019
April 2, 2019

Equipment Purchase for Fire Service: Vital project sees slow execution

Due to delays in procurement, firemen are yet to get the modern equipment they need for faster response to fires, fight blazes with efficiency, and reduce risks.

June 9, 2018
June 9, 2018

15 BRTC buses damaged in Joar Sahara depot fire

At least 15 buses are damaged in a fire that broke out at a bus depot of Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) in Khilkhet of Dhaka.

April 5, 2016
April 5, 2016

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.

February 10, 2016
February 10, 2016

Padma bridge ‘conspirators’ to be tried: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina tells parliament that the ‘conspirators’ of the Padma bridge project will be tried under the country’s existing laws.

February 7, 2016
February 7, 2016

Woman dies as city building catches fire

An elderly woman dies from panic as a fire broke out at a 12-storey building in the city’s Dhanmondi area.

February 4, 2016
February 4, 2016

25 shops gutted in Narayanganj fire

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

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.

December 23, 2015
December 23, 2015

Fire at Tejgaon slum doused

Fire officials douse the fire that broke out at a slum behind the BG Press at Tejgaon in Dhaka.

December 21, 2015
December 21, 2015

Fire at Motijheel building, 1 dead

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