Ghana Rubber Product Ltd Building gutted by fire
The Ghana Fire Service has doused the fire that gutted one of the buildings of the Ghana Rubber Product Limited around the STC transport yard.
The fire, which started around 7:2am on Friday, September 24, 2021, affected the storeroom of the company, damaging materials, and equipment used in the production of rubber packs.
A worker with the company who sustained minor injuries is currently receiving treatment at the hospital.
“In the course of fighting the fire, part of the roof caved in, and one casualty was recorded,” the Accra Regional Fire Officer, Assistant Chief Fire Officer 1, Alhaji Nuhu Jibril told Citi News.
The fire service officers were on the scene of the fire at about 7:37 am to fight the blaze, a minute after the distress call, according to the officer.
“Within 20 minutes we were able to bring the fire under control,” the fire officer added.