KUMASI CENTRAL MARKET ON FIRE
A section of the Kumasi Central Market is up in flames and about seven stalls are being consumed,Starr News can confirm.
According to Starr News’ Ashanti regional correspondent Isaac Bediako, personnel of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) are already at the scene disconnecting power supply to the market to mitigate the impact of the inferno.
He said the fire gutted the Roman Hill Down portion of the market, which is opposite Solid FM.
Officials of the Ghana National Fire Service are also fighting the fire, but the immediate cause of the fire is not known.
He said the police are also available to protect properties as a few of the traders have arrived at the market to salvage their goods before the fire spreads to the other parts of the market.