Key health departments at the New Edubiase Government hospital has been gutted by fire making access to health care totally impossible.
Reports from eyewitnesses indicate the fire erupted around 2 am on Monday. So far, it remains unclear what actually caused the fire but officials suspect an electrical fault.
Fire service personnel at the Asante Bekwai, New Edubiase and Adanse Fomena fire stations joined forces to douse the flames as a local journalist reports the worst affected departments where the hospital's pharmacy, outpatient department (OPD) and several other in-patient wards.
Investigations have began into the cause of the flames as authorities describe the disaster as the first ever disaster to storm the place. Meanwhile, no casualties have been recorded.