Fire has burnt a building in South Campus of the Federal Polytechnic Ede, Osun State on Wednesday.

Speaking to Punch correspondent, the Public Relations Officer of the polytechnic, Sola Lawal, in a chat on Thursday said that the cause of the fire was not yet known.

According to Lawal, no life was lost in the building which was a female hostel that was still under construction.

He also revealed that properties were destroyed in the incident.

On the precautionary measures, Lawal applauded the efforts of the men of Osun State Fire Service and their Federal counterpart for responding quickly to the distress call, which according to him, prevented escalation.

When contacted, Administrative Officer of Osun State Fire Service, Fatai Aremu, said firemen in Oke Fia Unit received a distress call from the scene late Wednesday and men were immediately mobilized to the polytechnic.

Punch