A night inferno has gutted a two storey building comprising about 33 shops in Ilorin metropolis.
In a statement by the spokesman of Kwara state fire service,Hassan Adekunle said the incident occurred at about 21:43 hours.
He said the timely arrival of the fire fighters to the scene made it possible to limit the damage caused by the ravaging fire to a single shop.
Adekunle noted that the cause of the fire incident was due to power surge.
In his remark , the Director, Kwara State Fire Service , Prince Falade Olumuyiwa advised the residents of the state to be more safety conscious.