One of the female hostels at the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile Ife, Osun State was gutted by fire on Tuesday night.
No lives were lost but properties and other valuables belonging to students were reportedly destroyed in the fire incident.
According to reports, it all started in a room before spreading in the one-storey Alumni building housing female students.
A distress call was made to the school authorities and the fire was put out by students and officials.
The cause of the fire outbreak is yet to be known.