Couple Burnt To Death After Fire Guts House At Asokwa
A couple has died after a fire gutted a structure they used as a place of abode at the Gyinase in the Asokwa Municipality of the Ashanti Region. The deceased, 57 year old Godfred Afenyo, an electrician, and 42 year old Happy Danso, a petty trader, were also sleeping in the structure when the incident happened at about 12;00
am on Friday. The Police have also since conveyed the charred bodies to the morgue. The eldest son of the deceased, Kingsley Asante, narrated the incident; It was late in the night when I received a call from a friend. I decided not to answer, but the call also came in several times, so I answered. When I picked, my friend broke
the news to me. I took it as a dream because it was weird news. In my doubt, I received another call from my younger brother too confirming my friend’s report. Meanwhile, fire officers in the Municipality have begun investigations into the incident. The Ashanti Regional Public Relations Officer of the Ghana National Fire
Service, D.O III Peter Addai, speaking said; Last night, we received a distress call around 12;10 am in the municipality. On reaching here, we saw that the fire had engulfed the whole wooden structure, which had a couple in it. They had all burnt by the time we arrived. We are still investigating.