One person is said dead as fire breakout at a slum within Asafo Kumasi in the Ashanti Region Capital popularly known as BB.
The outbreak is believed to have been started by a couple cooking in one of the wooden structures in the area.
Over forty structures which are occupied by several families were consumed by the fire.
Luv FM reporter, Nana Yaw Gyimah who was at the scene confirmed that, one charred body was retrieved by the police.
He said the body has been deposited at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) morgue pending autopsy.
Meanwhile, personnel of the Fire Service managed to douse the fire.