Scores of people spent the night in the cold after a huge fire destroyed a section of blue estate shanty houses in Shauri Moyo area Nairobi.
According to witnesses, one person, an old man, is feared dead after failing to escape the raging fire.
The residents say, the inferno is said to have started some minutes past 11pm and spread so fast across the semi-permanent shanties.
Nairobi County fire engines later arrived and managed to put out the fire
Police who were at the seen this morning took the body to the mortuary.
The cause of the fire is yet to be established.