BanglaCapsule | Fire in Bangladesh Timeline  

Jan-13-1985
Twenty seven passengers were burnt alive, another died by jumping out in panic and over a hundred others were injured as three bogies of the speeding Simanta Express train caught fire between Puradaha and Bheramara stations in Kushtia.
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Nov-27-1995
Bongo Bazar, popular clothing market in Gulistan, was burned down from a devastating fire.
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Nov-25-2000
52 people were killed in a fire at the Chowdhury Knitwear Garments factory at Shibpur.
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Mrz-02-2001
Thousands of houses were burnt to ashes at Bainkhola slum near the riverbank of Mirpur section no 01.
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Mrz-04-2001
A devastating fire burnt 200 houses fully in the slum on the cross dam near Sahid Boddhijibi Sriti Soudh.
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Mrz-05-2001
A devastating fire burnt fishing nets and boats, houses of 150 fishermen families in the fishing village at Halisahar of Chittagong.
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Mrz-11-2001
A devastating fire burnt hundreds of houses, killed one person and injured 32 in a slum near Tejgaon.
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Mrz-24-2001
A devastating fire burnt 700 houses and left 15 people injured at Botga village of Toria Union of Atoari Upazilla of Panchagar district Estimated loss 50-lac taka.
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Mrz-30-2001
A devastating fire killed 10 persons, injured 12 and burnt 1000 houses at the labor colony of Dhaka match factory in Shampur area of Dhaka.
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Apr-20-2001
A devastating fire burnt 2000 houses at Vitorbaria village of Baliadangi Upazila of Thakorgaon district. Estimated loss 1 corer taka.
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Nov-21-2004
Fire destroys 1,800 shops mostly made of bamboo and tin in the Gulistan commercial district; one killed and 15 injured, most of them fire-fighters.
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Jan-06-2005
A fire at the Sun Knit garment factory in Siddhirganj killed 22 people. Most of the exits were found locked.
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Feb-23-2006
85 people killed in blaze from a fire at a textile mill in the south-eastern port city of Chittagong.
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Mrz-13-2009
A raging fire reduced the upper levels of the capital's Bashundhara City shopping complex and destroyed floors 16-21 to a skeleton, killing at least seven people and injuring 20 others.
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Okt-18-2009
A raging fire in the National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB) warehouse in Tejgaon industrial area of the capital burnt a large stockpile of textbooks and printing materials.
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Feb-11-2010
A fire in the sprawling tower block development of Japan Garden City in Mohammadpur area claimed seven lives including two women and two children.
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Feb-25-2010
At least 21 garment workers, including 15 women, died from smoke inhalation in a fire at Garib & Garib sweater factory in Bhogra of Gazipur.
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Okt-06-2010
Nine workers of a chemical factory died as a fire broke out at the factory in South Jatrabari, Dhaka
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Dez-03-2010
A boiler explosion at the Eurotex factory in Dhaka started a fire, which led to a stampede that killed two workers and injured another 62.
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Dez-14-2010
At least 26 were killed and 100 injured as a fire broke out at a garment factory of Ha-Meem Group at Narsinghapur in Ashulia.
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Dez-24-2010
10 workers died from a fire at an anti-mosquito coil and spray factory at Khilkhet.
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Nov-25-2012
A devastating fire swept through Tazreen Fashions Limited garment factory in the Ashulia, worst ever factory blaze to date in Bangladesh, killing at least 110 workers.
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Jan-26-2013
A fire at the Smart Export Garment Ltd. factory killed seven female workers. An investigation was ordered the next day under allegations that the emergency exit was locked.
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Mai-08-2013
A fire fed by huge piles of acrylic products used to make sweaters killed 8 people at the Tung Hai Sweater factory in the Mirpur district of Dhaka.
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Mai-09-2013
Nine people were killed in a fire at the Tung Hai Sweater factory in Dhaka.
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Okt-08-2013
At least 10 people were killed in a fire at the Aswad garment factory in Gazipur.
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Aug-21-2016
Fire breaks out at Bashundhara City shopping mall in Dhaka, this was the third time the building caught fire in the past seven years.
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Sep-10-2016
A boiler exploded and triggered a fire at Tampaco Foils Ltd, a packaging factory in Tongi, killing at least 29 workers and injuring dozens.
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Dez-04-2016
A fire broke out in the Korail slum at Mohakhali area in Dhaka and displaced over 500 families.
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