Fire Destroys Parts Of Burma Camp Battalion Market


Portions of Battalion Market at Burma Camp in Accra have been gutted by fire on Saturday.

The fire is believed to have started at 7 pm and partially destroyed 10 metal containers while seven wooden structures were totally burnt.

The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) have begun investigating the cause of the fire.

According to Divisional Officer (DO) Grade II, Ellis Okoh, the Public Relations Officer of the GNFS, the Service received a distress call at 1940 hours on Saturday and arrived at the scene at 2000 hours.

With two fire tenders, the firefighters completely doused the blaze at 8:50 pm. There were, however, no casualties.

DO Okoh said the weather condition was a contributory factor to the current fire outbreaks and appealed to all to take precautionary measures.

He urged the public to volunteer information to help establish the cause of fires.