Fire Guts GCB Residential Building In Nkwanta
A residential building belonging to Ghana Commercial Bank, GCB, at Nkwanta in the Oti Region, caught fire on Sunday afternoon. The fire is believed to have started around 11am. It is unclear how the fire started. A video circulating online shows heavy smoke billowing out of the building. Swift intervention by fire fighters prevented
the fire from spreading to other nearby buildings also, including the GCB Bank itself. An eyewitness said the fire started around 11 am. It is a residential facility being occupied by staff which is attached to the bank building. Some of the parishioners saw the smoke and raised alarm. It also took some few minutes for the fire
service officers to arrive at the scene, he then said. The firefighters had to pull down some structures to gain access to the fire.