Fire guts GRIDCO station at Tamale and causes total darkness

Fire guts GRIDCO station at Tamale and causes total darkness

- The main GRIDCo transmission and distribution station at Choggu caught fire and caused the blackout

- According to an official of the Ghana Fire Service, the exact cause of the fire is yet to be established

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Fire guts GRIDCO station at Tamale and causes total darkness

Ekow Blankson, Chief Fire Officer

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Information available to YEN.com.gh shows that whole of Tamale is currently in darkness.

According to mynewsgh.com, this was as a result of a fire outbreak.

The incident is reported to have occurred on Monday 20th November 2017.

Reports shows that the fire gutted the main GRIDCo transmission and distribution station at Choggu.

Personnel from the Ghana National Fire Service are yet to ascertain the true cause of the fire outbreak.

However, investigations are underway.

According to an official who wished to remain anonymous, the fire has caused a total blackout at Tamale.

“The whole area is smoky so I am unable to tell exactly the cause of fire and what has been destroyed or not”.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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