bank of ghana fire outbreak

Following the outbreak of fire at the Ghana Commercial Bank Kantamanso branch, there were photos circulating on social media that millions of Ghana cedis were burnt to ashes.

Well, the Ghana National Fire Service has come out to debunk those rumours saying no cash burnt during the outbreak of fire.

Mynewsgh.com reports that Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the GNFS, Divisional Officer I, Mr Ellis Robinson Okoe disclosed that the first floor where the fire started from contains some stationery has been confined from spreading to other floors.

bank of ghana fire outbreak

He was quick to add that about 40 fire service personnel are currently on various floors to ensure that the other floors are not gutted by the fire.

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“We had a distress call that the Liberty Towers Branch of the GCB Bank had been gutted by fire. We rushed in and realized that the fire started from the first floor which contains only stationary. We have confined the fire and our men are on the ground working to ensure we douse it. There are currently 40 men in the building”, he revealed in an interview.

Asked what the cause of fire he said “ I don’t want to speculate but the Chief Operating officer told me they did some fumigation and I am not sure that is what sparked the fire. The fire outbreak investigation is a science and we will investigate and establish the cause”, he added

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