Massive fire guts Mohakhali’s Sattola Slum, again

The photo shows smoke billowing from a massive fire at the Sattola Bosti in Dhaka’s Mohakhali around midnight on Monday, November 23, 2020 Courtesy: Morshed Mishu/Bangla Tribune Twelve firefighting units contained the fire after one hour’s efforts A fire has gutted an unknown number of shanties and shops at the Sattola Bosti (slum) in Mohakhali, Dhaka. […]

Sundarbans saw 31 fires in 19 years

90 acres of the mangrove forest burnt About 90 acres of forest land has been burnt in 31 fire incidents in the last 19 years in the Sundarbans, according to the Forest Department.  On Monday, a fire broke out in Chandpai range at the end of the Dhansagar Forest Station boundary of the Sundarbans East […]

Fire kills child, burns down 9 shops in Comilla

It is speculated that the fire started in a mattress shop An 11-year-old boy named Md Arafat has been burned to death while trying to put out a fire in Comilla. Nine shops, including a mattress shop, were damaged in the blaze. The fire broke out at Chanpur Baubazar in Comilla town on Tuesday.  Four […]

50 plastic factories gutted in Old Dhaka fire

It took 15 firefighting units almost 5 hours to douse the fire At least 50 small scale plastic factories that were being run illegally in an abandoned building in Old Dhaka were gutted in a devastating fire early Friday. No casualties were reported in the blaze that broke out around 3:45am, reports Bangla Tribune citing […]

Three of a family burnt in Narayanganj fire

They are in critical condition and undergoing treatment at the Burn and Plastic Surgery Unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital Three of a family sustained burn injuries when a fire broke out at their house in Fatullah upazila, Narayanganj. The fire reportedly broke out in the early hours of Thursday in a rented house in […]

Fire at Gazipur’s Kaliakoir Bazar, 100 shops gutted

The fire was brought under control at 8pm At least 100 shops of Gazipur’s Kaliakoir Bazar have been gutted in a fire that broke out inside it. The fire broke out in a hardware shop at around 5pm on Monday and engulfed the adjacent shops, markets on Fulbaria and Jashimuddin roads, confirmed Kabirul Alam, station […]