Fire Destroys 4 Rooms At 37 Army Officers Mess

One of the rooms and all of its content badly burnt by the fire

Four rooms at the 37 Army Officers Mess in Accra have been ravaged by fire.

Currently, the cause of the fire which started on Saturday at about 9 am has not been discovered yet.

The fire which lasted several hours destroyed all properties in the affected rooms beyond salvage.

Residents say the inferno started from one of the rooms on the first floor of the C block and spread to three other rooms within a short time.

Joy News’ Komla Adom, reported that people close to the scene helped to evacuate occupants of the affected rooms in time to prevent any fatalities.

Officers of the Ghana National Fire Service arrived later on the scene to douse the fire to prevent further damage to the property.

Meanwhile, a visit to the scene on Sunday morning showed charred electronic equipment, glassware, wooden furniture and burnt clothing.

Authorities are yet to make any official comments on the incident.

SOURCE: myjoyonline

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