Part of the multimillion business premises at the Brooke trading centre in the outskirts of Kericho is on fire.
Firefighters and police were deployed at the scene, together with locals they are trying to put out the 10 pm inferno whose cause is yet to be established.
Kericho County Police Commander Silas Gichunge said his officers are still on the ground and that he was yet to contact the media for more information.
A witness said that more than 20 business premises were on fire and that the local fire team looked overwhelmed.
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