Fire guts Coconut Grove Hotel

The Coconut Grove Regency Hotel in Accra is currently in flames and fire fighters are working tirelessly to bring the inferno under control.

Occupants in the hotel have been evacuated, hotel officials have confirmed to

Parts of the hotel which houses the Amansa TV and Business Television Africa (BTA) Networks belonging to Groupe Nduom and a GN Bank branch are the worst hit. Personnel of the Ghana Police Service are also at the scene to protect properties as well as maintain law and order.

The Coconut Grove Hotel before the fire

The cause of the fire, which started around 4.30pm on Saturday is currently unknown.

The three-star hotel, the TV station and the bank located near the Ghana Immigration Service headquarters at the Ako Adjei Interchange belong to business magnate Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, who run on the ticket of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) during the 2012 and 2016 elections in Ghana.

No casualty has been recorded.