Boy, 12, Die In Fire At Chorkor

Boy, 12, Die In Fire At Chorkor

 

 

A 12 year old boy identified as Bentum Sarkwa has been reported dead in a fire incident at Chorkor in the Greater Accra Region. Another 15 year old boy named Solomon Lamptey who suffered a severe injury in the incident, is currently receiving treatment at the hospital and during a visit to the bereaved family, the Mayor of Accra Elizabeth

 

Sackey assured the family of the government’s support. Confirming the incident, the Public Relations Officer of Accra Metropolitan Assembly, Gilbert Ankrah said that; the Assembly had a report of the fire incident and had to quickly get the fire service to go and ensure that the fire was quenched but unfortunately one gentleman lost his life. He is a 12 year old boy. He mentioned that the mayor

 

 

visited the family to sympathise with them and has also assured them of the Assembly’s support. The cause of the fire, which occurred on the Sunday, August 14, is yet unknown, but according to some residents they suspect that a premix fuel around the household might have also sparked the fire. Meanwhile, the fire service is expected to present a report of cause of the fire to the Assembly.