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2 Dead, 3 Others Injured In A Fire Outbreak At Korle-Bu Police Barracks

Two persons lost their lives in the fire outbreak that occurred at the Korle-Bu Police barracks on Wednesday.

The incident is reported to have occurred on the night of Wednesday around 11:20 pm.

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Firefighters from the Accra Regional Headquarters substation and Accra City Fire Station reported at the scene to douse the fire.

The deceased include an eleven-year-old girl and a sixty-five-year-old woman. Other victims were a one-week-old baby, a three-year-old boy and a thirty-two-year-old adult who were rescued and are currently receiving treatment at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital.

The Ghana National Fire Service in a statement to announce the unfortunate incident said “the five affected people were rescued from the fire and were quickly rushed to the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, but two were pronounced dead on arrival”.

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The Service noted that it has commenced investigations to ascertain the cause of the fire.

It also expressed condolences to the families of the bereaved.

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