A 74-year-old man has been burnt to death after a 5 bedroom house was gutted by fire at Aburaso in the Ashanti Region.
The incident which occurred around 1am on Saturday left five others with serious injuries.
The septuagenarian got trapped in one of the rooms when the fire started; leading to his death subsequently.
The deceased has been identified as Stephen Dapaah, a former Ashanti regional director of Audit Service.
Everything in the house has been reduced to ashes.
The Ghana National Fire Service has commenced investigation to ascertain the cause of the fire.
The injured are receiving treatment at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital whilst Body of the deceased has been deposited at the same facility.