Fire Guts Slum In Asokore Mampong; Over 50 Residents Evicted

Information reaching us has indicated that, more than 50 persons have been displaced after a dawn fire swept through wooden structures at a slum in the Asokore Mampong Municipality of the Ashanti Region.

According to the victims who narrated the incidents, the fire started around 1:30 am on Monday and burnt about 12 of the wooden structures located at Nima-Mok, a suburb of the municipality.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

Assembly Member for the Adukrom Electoral area, Abdul-Rashid Musah says he is liaising with the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) to get aid for the victims.

Some of the victims who also spoke to Media say they are currently reeling from their loss.

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