A Fire Service Station situated just about 300m away from Makola Shopping Mall where a building was razed by fire on Monday, July 5, 2021, allegedly could not quench the fire promptly because their trucks did not have fuel and water.
Twitter user, Kojo Asante with the handle @Mister_Asante took to his page to express his disgust at the response by the Fire Service Station in the Makola vicinity when it was called upon to attend to the situation.
“Herh Ghana! Building (opposite Makola Shopping Mall) about 300m away from the Fire Service Station is on fire! People run to the Fire Station only to be told there is no fuel and water in the Fire Trucks! This is like one of the main Fire Stations in Accra oo,” @Mister_Asante lamented on Twitter.
His Twitter post got many Ghanaians reacting angrily with some people describing the Fire Service as “useless” while others recommend that they be retooled to enable them to live up to expectations.