- Fire has gutted the Living Streams International Chapel leading to the loss of several properties
- The massive fire outbreak occurred on Monday, June 1, 2020
- No casualties were recorded as the fire was eventually brought under control
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Information reaching YEN.com.gh reveals that fire gutted the Living Streams Chapel, at Teshie leading to the loss of several properties.
According to the head pastor, Reverend Dr Ebenezer Markwei, the massive fire outbreak occurred on Monday, June 1, 2020.
Speaking in an interview with YEN.com.gh, he stated that some renovation exercises were being done to create more room for congregants after the whole COVID-19 pandemic, in order to adhere to safety protocols.
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He indicated that as part of the ongoing renovation, a welder who had been contracted by the church to do some work carelessly underwent his duty inside the church instead of doing the welding work outside the building.
Rev Markwei said the sparks from the welding being done settled on the acoustic paddings or foams inside the premises and caught fire.
The head pastor stated that even though the Ghana National Fire Service arrived to douse the flames, most of their properties like the cables, backdrop, equipment ceiling were destroyed.
He however revealed that no casualties were recorded as the fire was being brought under control.
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In other news, the A & C Shopping Mall in Accra was also engulfed by a massive fire.
The fire reportedly began very late on Tuesday, June 2, 2020. The cause of the fire is still not known.
While YEN.com.gh cannot independently verify the video that has been shared online, the footage shows a building on fire.
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