Fire outbreak in Kronum community in Ashanti, 1 trapped

Fire has gutted several homes in the Kronum-Cement-Mu suburb of the Afigya Kwabre South District in the Ashanti region.

Residents claim the fire started at a plastic waste recycling factory.It started around 2:00pm on Saturday and extended to at least 6 homes, destroying more than 50 apartments. An 18-year-old student has been trapped in the fire in his attempt to use an extinguisher to fight the fire in his father’s apartment. Several fire tenders have been dispatched from various stations in Greater Kumasi to fight raging fire.

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