W/R: Fire k!lls a family of four in Effiekuma

A piece of unfortunate news gathered by our outfit has that a fire that broke out on February 1, 2020 in Effiekuma, a suburb in the Effia-Kwesmintsim Municipality of Western region k!lled four family members.

According to reports, the fire engulfed the family’s home around 3:00 am k!lling all the four victims.

The cause of the fire outbreak is yet to be determined.

Getting in touch with the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) during the early stages of the fire was difficult, according to an eyewitness, but by the time they came, neighbors had already saved one of the victims, a 64-year-old male.

According to accounts, the mother, who is also the rescued man’s wife, is 60 years old, the daughter is 38 years old, and the granddaughter is 6 years old.

The rescued male victim died on February 2 at Effia-Nkwanta Hospital as a result of his injuries acquired during the fire.