An explosion that has triggered a fire outbreak has gutted shops at Kumasi Suame Magazine near Mbrom hotel within the Kumasi Metropolis of the Ashanti Region.
Ashanti Regional capital Kumasi has recorded 3 fire outbreaks within the last 48-hours sparking fear among residents over what may be happening
The fire which started around 9 am on Tuesday morning January 12, 2020, information gathered has destroyed spare parts worth billions of cedis leaving artisans helpless.
An eyewitness Omega Kwarteng in an interview with Pure FM’s Osei Kwadwo explained that workers and shop owners efforts to control the fire proved futile as it consumed their goods locked in the shops
“The fire is beyond control. We realized there was smoke coming out from the storey building and the fire exploded”.
Osei Kwadwo who visited the scene, disclosed that personnel of the Ghana National Fire Service are still struggling to get access to the building in order to douse the inferno.
2 fire tankers have already arrived at the scene.