The fire broke out at a four-story building on DC Road in Chattogram city’s West Bakalia area this afternoon.
The fire originated at a flat in the building around 3:50 pm, our staff correspondent reports from the spot.
On information, firefighters from the local office of Fire Service and Civil Defence went there and put out the blaze after around 30 minutes.
A student of class eight was alone in the flat when the fire broke out, her family members and locals said.
Seeing the fire, locals rushed there and rescued the girl, they said.
However, the girl could not say anything about the cause of the fire.