A/R: Fire guts 13-bedroom compound house at Tafo; destroy property

Fire has razed down thirteen (13) bedroom compound house at Tafo near Stage Guest House in the Tafo-Pakrono a suburb of Kumasi in the Ashanti Region.

The fire which started around 11am on Thursday November 19, 202 destroyed properties estimated at several thousands of Ghana cedis.

It took firefighters several hours to douse the inferno though no casualties were recorded.

An eyewitness who gave his name as Kwame Emmanuel disclosed to Pure Fm’s Osei Kwadwo that the unfortunate incident started from one room in the house.

“We tried our best to control the situation after calling Fire Service several times without response. The fire moved from one room to another and then started burning the whole house”. He said

Meanwhile residents in Tafo have appealed to government to build a Fire station at Tafo to avoid delays by Fire Service personnel from attending to such outbreaks

Source:MyNewsGh.com/Stephen Zoure/2020