Three persons including a child died in a fire that broke out in a five-storey building in Dilu Road area of Eskaton in Dhaka early today.
The identities of the deseased could not be ascertained immediately.
Meanwhile, another couple also sustained burn injuries in the incident. They are Shahidul Islam, 40 and his wife Jannatul Ferdous, 35. They were taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
The blaze originated from the garage of the building around 4.30am on Thursday, said Rasel Shikder, duty officer of Fire Service and Civil Defence headquarters.
Eight units of firefighters rushed to the spot and doused the flame at around 5am, he added.
The cause of the fire could not be identified immediately, he also said adding that an investigation is underway.