Fire service officer drowns while rescuing 3 men from a well (videos)

A fire officer with the Agona Swedru Fire Service in the Central Region has drowned while attempting to rescue three men from a well in which they were drowning.

Fire service officer drowns & dies while rescuing 3 men from a well (video)

According to, the sad incident occurred at Gomoa Obuasi in the Central Region.

The report identified the deceased officer as Assistant Station Officer Joseph Aidoo.

It is reported that the Fire Service was called to rescue the three persons who were working on the well before they mistakenly fell inside.

Officer Joseph Aidoo who was part of the team deployed to the scene attempted to save the trapped victims but ended up drowning.

The three persons were later removed from the well and are receiving treatment at the Agona Swedru Hospital, the report said.

It added that the incident has left the deceased officer’s family in a state of grief.

Meanwhile, the District Chief Executive for Gomoa Central, Benjamin Kojo Otoo visited the bereaved family to commiserate with them.

He promised that his assembly will collaborate with the Member of Parliament for the area to give the officer a befitting burial.


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