Fire Gutted

Ghana: Police officer, wife and 3-month-old baby burnt to death

Residents of Apromase in the Ashanti Region have suffered tragedy after a fire gutted the home of a police officer, killing him, his wife, and their three-month-old baby. According to reports, Sergeant Owusu Asante Baafi, his wife, Yaa Achiaa, and their three-month-old baby were killed in the fire that destroyed their two-story apartment on Sunday night. Prior to the tragic incident, the officer was assigned to the Ashanti Regional Police Command’s Anti-Robbery Unit. A next-door neighbor t...[Read More]

Ghana: Fire guts Kuuk’s supermarket at American House

  Fire has destroyed goods and property at Kuuks supermarket in East Legon Accra’s American House Junction. According to eyewitnesses, the fire started in the early hours of today, October 1, 2022, following heavy rains and thunderstorms. There were no injuries, but the entire supermarket was destroyed. District Commander for the Legon Command of the Fire Service, Osmond Annum, spoke to Citi News. Also read: Kumasi: Six shops and vehicles destroyed by fire in Asafo “We received ...[Read More]

Assembly member calls for probe into recent fire outbreaks

Emmanuel Nyanteng, assembly member for Aburaso in the Ashanti Region, wants the Ghana National Fire Service to look into recent fire outbreaks in the area. His request comes after a former Ashanti Regional Director of Audit Service was burned to death after a fire gutted his five-bedroom house in the community last Saturday. Stephen Dapaah, 74, was identified as the deceased. Three other occupants of the house were injured, and one person who lost consciousness was rushed to Komfo Anokye Teachin...[Read More]

Former Ashanti Regional Audit Service boss burnt to death

A 74-year-old man died after a fire destroyed his five-bedroom house in Aburaso, Ashanti region. The deceased, identified as Stephen Dapaah, was a former Ashanti Regional Director of Audit Service. The unfortunate incident occurred on September 10, 2022. According to eyewitnesses, three other occupants of the house were injured, and one lost consciousness and is being treated at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital as a result of the incident. The deceased’s son, two grandchildren, and daugh...[Read More]