A fire broke out at DR Tower near Dainik Bangla intersection in the city’s Motijheel area.
The fire originated at the office of Islami Insurance Bangladesh Ltd on the 11th floor of the 19-storey building in the afternoon, said an official at Fire Service and Civil Defense.
Later, nine firefighting units brought the flame under control after nearly half-an-hour of frantic efforts.
No casualty was reported till filing of this report around 4pm.
The reason behind the fire could not be known immediately.