The deceased, Fuseina Yussif, was caught up in the room in which she was sleeping and could not escape the fire, Accra-based TV3 has reported.
An eight-year girl met her untimely death after a seven-bedroom house at Choggu Yapalsi in the Tamale Metropolis of the Northern Region was razed down by fire.
The deceased, Fuseina Yussif, was caught up in the room in which she was sleeping in and could not escape the fire, Accra-based TV3 has reported.
According to the owner of the house, the fire, which started at about 11:30 pm on Wednesday, lasted for about three hours before fire officers were able to control the blaze.
The Fire Service have began investigations into the cause of the fire.
Meanwhile, the mortal remains of the deceased have been deposited at the Tamale Teaching Hospital morgue, awaiting autopsy.