Based on the Ashanti Regional department of the Ghana Nationwide Hearth Service, the speed of outbreaks within the area in January 2023 was decrease than in the identical interval in 2022.
Nevertheless, six folks died in 2023 in comparison with 2022, when no casualties have been recorded.
Public Relations Officer for the Area DO3 Peter Adei spoke to NyankontonMu Nsem on Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm, saying a number of people should not adhering to fireplace security measures.
He mentioned failure to stick to fireplace security measures may result in damages and lack of lives.
”By the top of January, we had recorded 178 fireplace outbreaks in Kumasi with six deaths. However in comparison with 2022, we recorded 250 fires with no deaths recorded.”
The PRO mentioned the pattern had additionally revealed that the outbreaks recorded in January all occurred within the night when the victims have been asleep.
He underscored the necessity for the general public to make use of early warning and detecting techniques of their amenities to alert them of doable outbreaks.
”Our quick response to fireplace outbreaks will present whether or not the hearth may unfold to different locations ot not,” he added.
Regarding the latest loss of life of a mom and two daughters in Kumamsi, he acknowledged that the occupants had barricaded themselves, stopping each a rescue and an escape.
Supply: rainbow radio
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