Fire guts drinking spot

Accra, July 23, GNA - The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS), on Thursday, successfully doused a fire that guttered and destroyed a drinking Spot and three containers at Lashibi near Shalom Spot, in the Greater Accra Region.

Divisional Officer Grade II, Mr Ellis Okoe Robinson, the Head of Public Relations, told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) that the office had a distress call at 0510 hours and arrived at the scene around 0523 hours and knocked the fire down completely at 0729 hours.

He said the rooftop of the drinking spot and its meter switch, provision shop, and a cosmetic shop were partially burnt whilst a plastic products shop was totally razed by the inferno.

The PRO said three fire tenders were used in fighting the inferno, and said GNFS would investigate to ascertain the cause of the fire.