Posted: Sunday 20th January 2013 at 14:22 pm

Electrical fault blamed for Swedru gov’t hospital fire

84d1814898912 112536 Electrical fault blamed for Swedru gov’t hospital fire

Preliminary investigations indicate that an electrical fault caused the fire that destroyed two apartments at the Swedru Government Hospital Saturday.

Fire officers say the two separate fires reportedly started shortly after power was restored to the hospital area in the afternoon.

The incident created panic among medical staff and patients until fire fighters managed to prevent the two separate fires from spreading to other buildings.

Swedru Municipal Fire Divisional Officer, Ebenezer Mensah told Joy News such disasters can be prevented if the people adheres to precautionary measures whenever the power goes off.

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