127 fires, 8 death recorded in Ashanti in first quarter
Hundred and twenty-seven fire outbreaks were recorded in the Ashanti Region in the first quarter of 2021, with eight deaths.
The Ashanti Regional Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Ghana National Fire Service, Duputy Officer 3, Desmond Essoun Ackah who disclosed this to ghanacrimereport.com expressed dismay that fire incidents were unfortunate.
He attributed the cause of many fire incidents to old-faulty electrical cables in many house, and he called on house owners, Landlords to take a second at how they install electric cables.
He also called on new developers to always seek advice on fire concerning how they would install electrical cables in their new buildings.
By Ebenezer Owusu Ansah