Tragedy struck in Osun community as six buildings were completely razed resulting into the death of one person in the early hours of Friday at Modakeke community.
A credible source told reporters that men of Osun State Fire Service arrived at the scene located around Ita Merin in Modakeke at around 7:00 pm on Thursday.
As at the time of reportage, the actual cause of the fire incident could not be ascertained.
According to the source, the inferno raged till 12.45 am on Friday, destroying properties worth millions of naira.
While three of the buildings were completely razed by the fire, the other three were partially burnt.
“The buildings were located at Ita Merin, Modakeke. One life was lost. The deceased was said to be a girl. Mattresses and other items were burnt. Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) fire station assisted Ife unit of the Fire Service to put out the fire.