There has been a severe fire outbreak in Asafo a suburb of Kumasi in the Ashanti region of Ghana. The fire has burnt down over forty properties and claimed human lives.
Adom News reporter Nana Awuku Denkyembour interviewed the mother of one of the victims. The woman was crying profusely, mourning the death of his son.
She recounted that they stayed at Atonsu but his son left to stay in this temporal structure against their advice. According to him,r the victim is Nana Yaw. She recounted that she heard of this news only to arrive here to see her son's demise.
Some of the victims were also interviewed. A male victim revealed that some boys sell food in the neighborhood and they started the fire he alleged.
Another person also said he heard a shout of someone saying Akwesi is burning the area. When he went out he found there was a fire and got to safety.
Some residents were also lamenting about where to lay their heads this evening. Another victim spoke of losing his 600 cedis and all his belongings.
The fire was quenched by the Ghana fire service and other security services. D.O.1 Rashid Ishaku the head fireman said that they are salvaging the rest of the things and find other dead bodies.
The FireOfficer promised an investigation into the matter.
Nana Awuku denkyembour reported the news.
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