Two people died in a fire at Azamnagar slum in Akbar Shah area of Chattogram city on Friday night.
The fire broke out at the slum at around 7:20pm.
Agrabad Fire Service and Civil Defence Office assistant officer Md Monem said that they recovered bodies of a child and a woman from the spot. The identity of the deceased could not be known immediately.
He said that eight fire engines rushed to the spot and doused the fire at 8:20pm.
He said that due to the congested slum area, they faced difficulty to work.
The extent of damage due to the fire is yet to be assessed.