BREAKING NEWS: Fire destroys a supermarket in Akwatia.

Posted by Adom 106.3 FM on Sunday, September 2, 2018

A fire outbreak at a supermarket near Akwadum market in Akwatia has destroyed goods running into millions of cedis.

Items destroyed include assorted cooking oil, biscuits, drinks, milk, chocolates, rice, canned and powdered products among other groceries.

The fire, according to residents, started when a thick smoke puffed out of the shop.

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Eyewitnesses said the fire had ravaged the whole enterprise before firefighters arrived from Kade and Asamankese.

“We all saw the fire but we couldn’t do anything about it so we called the fire service people from Kade but they run out of water shortly after arriving and by that time another tender came from Asamankese to help, it was too late to salvage anything.

“Almost everything is destroyed running into millions of cedis. it’s a very sad situation,” an eyewitness said.

They appealed to the government to get them a fire tender to help the district tackle fire issues on time.

The cause of the fire is still unknown.