A fire that broke out at a shoe factory in Old Dhaka’s Nazirabazar around 5:00pm this evening was brought under control around 5:35pm.
Three years ago, after the tragic fire incident at Churihatta in Old Dhaka’s Chawkbazar, the industries ministry started building a cluster of chemical warehouses at the site of Ujala Match Factory in Shyampur, with an aim to relocate the warehouses in Old Dhaka.
Factory fires continue as a result of lax safety standards and apathy.
At least six persons died in a fire at a plastic factory in old Dhaka's Chawkbazar area that originated this noon.
The polythene and plastic factory in old Dhaka’s Chawkbazar area that was burning for over two and half hours today (August 15, 2022) has no minimum fire safety measures, fire officials said.
The fire that broke out at a polythene factory in Old Dhaka's Chawk Bazar area was brought under control after two hours.
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.
Family members of the victims of Chawkbazar fire form a human chain in front of Jatiya Press Club in Dhaka to press home their 11-point demand.
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.