Fire Service and Civil Defence

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.

December 8, 2015
December 8, 2015

5-yr-old Nirob declared dead

Doctors at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) have declared dead the five-year-old boy following his rescue from the Buriganga River in the old part of Dhaka this evening.

July 31, 2015
July 31, 2015

Fire guts six shops in Ctg

Fire guts six tin-roofed shops and a bakery in Pashchim Madarbari area of Chittagong city early today.

July 3, 2015
July 3, 2015

Fire guts 50 slum houses in Narayanganj

Around 50 houses of a slum have been gutted and five people injured as a devastating fire broke out at a slum in Fatullah in Narayanganj.

June 23, 2015
June 23, 2015

2 killed in Ctg wall collapse

Two people have been killed in a wall collapse at East Madarbari in Chittagong city.

May 29, 2015
May 29, 2015

Storm struck Meghna boat capsize toll 7

Rescuers find four more bodies that raise the death toll to seven in the Meghna river boat capsize of yesterday during a storm in Narsinghdi.

May 27, 2015
May 27, 2015

Sundarban Hotel risky, vacated fearing collapse

Sundarban Hotel in Dhaka’s Karwan Bazar is evacuated fearing collapse after a boundary wall caved in because of an adjacent under-construction site.

May 24, 2015
May 24, 2015

Fire at Panthapath furniture warehouse

A fire breaks out at a warehouse of a furniture market in the Dhaka's Panthapath.

May 15, 2015
May 15, 2015

Father, son injured in Mohakhali slum fire

Two of a family suffer burn injuries in a fire that guts at least 32 shanties in Sat Tala slum at Dhaka’s Mohakhali.

April 30, 2015
April 30, 2015

Plane glitch stops Fire Service rescuers from flying for Nepal

A search and rescue team of Fire Service and Civil Defence could not leave Dhaka for earthquake-hit Nepal due to a technical glitch of an aircraft which was supposed to carry them.