A 16 bedroom house at Old-Tafo in the Ashanti Region was on Thursday destroyed by fire, rendering many homeless.

The sad incident which occurred around 12:15 pm destroyed personal belongings of the families.

Items destroyed included television sets, home theatres, mattresses, fridges, sound systems, clothes and wardrobes among others.

The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

One of the victims who is also a family member told Ghanaguardian that he was not around when the fire started.

"I was not at home but when I was called I quickly rushed to the house and saw all my belongs burnt to ashes’’.

“The sad thing is that we have one of our brother in mortuary which we will holding his funeral next week Thursday in this same house but now it has been razed down by the fire.” he lamented.