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Devastating fire destroys 108 container shops at Kumasi Racecourse Market

Fire has razed down over 108 container shops at the Racecourse Market in the Kumasi Metropolis of the Ashanti Region

The fire according to traders destroyed wares amounting to millions of Ghana cedis.

The course of the fire outbreak is not yet known as fire officials have taking over the scene to conduct investigation.

The sad occurred on the wee hours of Monday.

Speaking to OTEC News Reporter Jacob Agyenim Boateng, the Okomfo Anokye District Fire Commander, DO III Ben Boadu said it took three fire tenders to douse off the divastating fire.

He noted that, they received a distress call from some traders around 2: am on Monday March 11, 2024 and rushed to the scene.

“We had difficulties accessing the scene but manage to stop the fire after getting full access to the place, it took my men about five hours to douse off the ravaging fire”

He noted that no casualties were recorded in the process

Meanwhile, Nana Kyeiwaa, Head of Traders who is also representing Asantehemaa called on the Chief of Staff for support

She noted that, victims of the fire outbreak have lost millions of Ghana cedis and will find it difficult to get back on their feet without help.

Source: Ghana/otecfmghana.com/Jacob Agyenim Boateng

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