- A fire destroyed properties in a room in a six-bedroom-storey building at Adjiringanor on Friday, September 2
- The Ghana National Fire Service confirmed a walk-in wardrobe and other personal effects in the room were affected
- Several reports, including one from Ghanaweb, say the building belongs to the Lands Minister, Samuel Abu Jinapor
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A fire gutted a room in a six-bedroom-storey building at Adjiringanor behind the late former president Rawlings' residence in Accra on Friday, September 2.
According to the Ghana National Fire Service, the fire destroyed a walk-in wardrobe and other personal effects in the room.
Two pumps from the Legon and Madina Fire Stations dispatched to the scene following a distress call brought the smoky fire under control in 20 minutes, per the Service.
The remaining five bedrooms and their contents were salvaged, with no casualties recorded as residents were successfully evacuated to safety.
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Multiple reports, including one from Ghanaweb, said the building belongs to the Lands Minister, Samuel Abu Jinapor as a video surfaced.
The Service said fire investigators are working hard to establish the origin, cause, and circumstances that led to the fire.
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On another fire story, YEN.com.gh previously reported that a Ghanaian mother of two reportedly lost her children when a fire gutted their room at East Legon, near School Junction, in the Greater Accra Region.
The boys, Nana Amo, eight, and his younger brother Nana Boadi, five, met their gruesome deaths when the fire blazed their room in June.
In a video sighted by YEN.com.gh, the mother of the children could not contain herself as she wept uncontrollably as loved ones tried to comfort her.
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