W/R: Fire Service Save Accident Victims
The intervention of the Ghana National Fire Service at the accident and fire scene at Adiewoso on the Agona Nkwanta-Elubo Road in Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipality of western region saved five persons from perishing. Five victims who were critically injured as a result of the accident and the resultant fire were rescued by the Fire
Fighters and sent to Abura Clinic in Axim for medical treatment. The injured are also now stable and out of danger. Two fire engines were also dispatched to the accident and fire scene to contain the situation after receiving a distress call at 0516
hours. It took the daring Firefighters three hours 21 minutes to completely extinguish the resultant ruinous fire that caught the affected Kia Rhino Truck when it heavily crashed on the road. The unfortunate accident also resulted in a fire outbreak destroying its entire
consumable contents which run into several thousands of cedis. The immediate cause of the accident and fire incident is not known. Meanwhile, investigation to unravel the circumstances that led to this near-fatal accident has commenced.