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Fire guts parts A&C Mall

The Lux Cigar Lounge and the Honney Suckle inside the A&C Mall at East Legon was burnt to ashes last night. The fire started around 10:17pm on Tuesday, June 2, 2020. It took the quick response from the Legon station of the Ghana National Fire Service to fight the situation. …

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Fire razes tanker at Gomoa-Dwabenyin

Fire has gutted a tanker at Gomoa Dabayin area, a farming community near the Liberia Camp, in the Central Region. The cause of the fire is not immediately known, but a resident and an eyewitness at the scene told Citi News that the blaze started around 6:15 pm. The report …

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Fire sweeps through crowded Cameroonian prison

A fire tore through an overcrowded maximum security prison in Cameroon’s port city of Douala on Thursday leading to the hospitalisation of three prisoners with serious burns, a local fire chief said. Firefighters backed up by police were able to contain the blaze and stop it spreading beyond New Bell …

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Fire guts parts of Tema community one market

Fire destroyed parts of one of Tema’s biggest market, the community one (1) market Tuesday evening. The fire is reported to have lasted for couple of hours, but so far no casualties have been reported. The incident drew many people around Community One to the scene, with motorists driving at …

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[Photos] Fire Guts House in Akim Oda, 2 Seriously Injured

Two persons are currently in critical condition after fire gutted a house at Akim Oda in the Birim Central Municipality of the Eastern Region. The two were sleeping when the outbreak happened. The victims, both adults have been referred from the Oda Government Hospital Eastern Regional Hospital in Koforidua. According to the Birim Central …

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Five coronavirus patients killed in hospital fire

Five coronavirus patients died in a hospital blaze early today due to a short circuit igniting a ventilator machine, said reports in Russia. An inferno swept through an intensive care Covid-19 ward at a hospital in St Petersburg. A total of 150 patients were evacuated from St. George City Hospital, said the emergency …

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Fire guts stores at the Navrongo main market

Fire has ravaged several stores at the Navrongo main market Monday night. The inferno, which started at about 8pm, destroyed containers and other properties belonging to the traders. Three large provision stores close to the smoked mudfish market, in the same vicinity with the Zambarima Pwekura, were completely destroyed before …

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E/R: Man, 98 killed in fire outbreak in Oframase

A 98-year-old man is reported to have been burnt to death in a fire outbreak at Oframase, a community near Nkawkaw in the Eastern Region. Officials of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) who visited the scene said that the man who stayed alone could not have been killed by the …

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Fire razes 58-year-old widow’s cold store

The cold store of Madam Gladys Afari, a 58-year-old widow at North Taifa (Nkate Burger) in Accra, was razed last Wednesday, with the cause of the fire unknown. Items destroyed included cartons of fish and meat, two deep freezers, and an unspecified amount of money, being the previous day’s sales. …

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