Two die in fire near Circle

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Two persons died in the early hours of Sunday after fire swept through Railway Line, a slum near Circle in Accra.

The fire which started around 3am destroyed several wooden structures.

A statement issued by the Ghana National Fire Service said it took six fire tenders almost four hours to douse the fire.

“The fire fighters managed to salvage the Ghamot Assembly Plant, surrounding buildings and a major part of the slum,” the statement said.

The cause of the fire is yet to be determined.

Meanwhile, the bodies of the deceased have been deposited at the Police Hospital Mortuary for autopsy.



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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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