Pulse.com.gh logo
Go


Okuapema SHS Fire guts Okuapema boy's dorm; One hospitalized

According to the Municipal Chief Executive of Akropong, George Opare- Addo who narrated the incident said “Students had gathered for church service at the Assembly Hall of the school when the fire started.”

  • Published: , Refreshed:
Fire Outbreak play

Fire Outbreak

One student has been admitted to the Tetteh Quashie Memorial Hospital at Mampong-Akuapim with severe degrees of burns after fire gutted a boys’ dormitory of the Okuapeman on Sunday.

According to the Municipal Chief Executive of Akropong, George Opare- Addo who narrated the incident said “Students had gathered for church service at the Assembly Hall of the school when the fire started.”

READ MORE: 2,469 fire outbreaks recorded in first quarter of 2016

It is unclear what caused the fire, but it is believed to have been caused by an electrical appliance that was left on by a student in the dormitory.

Opare-Addo said “The fire team has begun investigating the cause of the fire.

The dormitory which houses about 50 students was seriously destroyed by the fire”.

Several other properties of the students were destroyed. The wooden windows of the dormitory were blackened and charred from where the flames had licked at them.

He said the displaced students will temporarily be housed in dormitories of final year students who completed few weeks ago.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos