A fire has broken out at a five-storey building in Dilu Road area of Eskaton in Dhaka early Thursday, leaving three people including a child dead and four others burnt.
The fire originated at the ground floor garage of the building around 4:30 am.
The deceased could not be identified immediately.
On information, eight firefighting units rushed to the spot and brought the blaze under control after an hour of frantic efforts, said Inspector Bachchu Mia, also in-charge of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) police camp.
Three dead bodies have been sent to DMCH morgue for autopsy and the four burnt in the fire admitted to the burn unit of the hospital, he said.
The reason behind the fire could not be known immediately, Bachchu Mia added.