Twenty-four people displaced by fire at Odorkor-Tsuim


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By
Hayford O-Akrofi, GNA

Accra, Oct, 20, GNA –
Twenty-four persons have been displaced by a fire-outbreak at Odorkor-Tsuim in
the Ablekuma North Municipal Assembly.

The fire which
completely destroyed six rooms in a 20-bedroom house burnt every property in
them running into thousands of Ghana Cedis.

Mr. Kwaku Duah, the
Ablekuma North Municipal NADMO Director made this known to the Ghana News

By
Hayford O-Akrofi, GNA

Accra, Oct, 20, GNA –
Twenty-four persons have been displaced by a fire-outbreak at Odorkor-Tsuim in
the Ablekuma North Municipal Assembly.

The fire which
completely destroyed six rooms in a 20-bedroom house burnt every property in
them running into thousands of Ghana Cedis.

Mr. Kwaku Duah, the
Ablekuma North Municipal NADMO Director made this known to the Ghana News
Agency (GNA) when was taken round to the disaster scene to inspect the extent
of damage.

No casualties were
fortunately recorded, according to Mr. Duah, among the 40 occupants of the
house.

 Mr. Duah said the fire reportedly started
around 0400hours and noted that by the time the Ghana National Fire Service
(GNFS) got there around 0420hours, everything in the six rooms had completely
been burnt already.

He said but for the
timely arrival of the GNFS, the fire which was suspected to have been caused by
an electrical fault would have spread to the other rooms.

Meanwhile the Ablekuma
North Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) Mr. Kofi Ofori has visited victims of the
fire disaster and assured them that he was awaiting report from NADMO.

According to Mr. Ofori
upon receipt of the report, the assembly will try and see what sort of
intervention it will make for the victims.

The MCE expressed
regret about the disaster and cautioned residents to very careful with their
electrical wirings, gadgets as well as the usage of gas in their homes.

GNA


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