Eyewitnesses Claim Refuse Container Caused Ho Central Market Fire
A fire has brought to ashes, a section of the Ho Central Market in the Volta Regional capital Wednesday morning.
According to Joy News correspondent Hubert Mawuli Yevu-Agbi, the fire started at dawn and has destroyed shops close by.
“The Fire Service personnel told me that a policeman called them around 5:30 in the morning to report the fire”, Mr. Yevu-Agbi told Joy News TV’s AM show, Wednesday
He also reports that business activity has reduced abysmally at the market as a result of the fire. Some food item traders have however arrived to begin their activities for the day.
The Volta Regional Minister, Archibald Letsa has also been briefed on the issue and is expected to comment soon, Mr. Yevu-Agbi told News Desk programme on Joy News TV.
The Fire Service has also cautioned against dumping of hot and flammable waste into the refuse containers, especially as the harmattan season is in full swing.
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