Fire destroys warehouse of Multipac Ghana Ltd

Fire has destroyed a warehouse belonging to Multipac Ghana Ltd, a beverage manufacturing company in Tema.

The fire started Saturday (April 8, 2023) dawn, at about 12am.

According to the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS), it took firefighters about four hours to bring the fire under control.

The Deputy Director of Operations at the Ghana National Fire Service headquarters, Divisional Officer Grade 1, Joseph K. Forson who was at the scene said they received the distress call at 12:52 am.

The first fire engine from the Industry Area Fire Station, which was about two kilometers away arrived at the scene.

The crew detected the fire in one of the warehouses at the premises of the factory where raw materials are kept.

Multiple fire pumps were called in to support.

DO1 Forson said a total of six pumps and one water tanker from the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority as well as ten private water tanker operators were called in to help extinguish the fire.

The fire was brought under control at 4:20 am and totally extinguished at 6:33 am.

DO I Forson said there were no casualties or injuries recorded adding that investigations were underway to determine the cause of the fire.


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