Three (3) persons are feared dead after fire gutted a compound house at Santasi close to the post office a suburb of Kumasi at about 1 am on Friday.
According to Ultimate Fm’s Theresah Oppong who lives around the area, the cause of the fire is not immediately known but three of the occupants were trapped in the fire and all attempts save them from danger proved futile.
She disclosed that fire fighters who rushed to scene, were able to douse the inferno while neighbours as at press time were making frantic efforts to retrieve the charred bodies of the three.
Eyewitnesses however reveal that this is not the first time the house which is occupied by some waakye sellers has been gutted by fire.
The police are yet to be notified about the incident.