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‘At Least 3,500 Shops’ Burnt At Odawna – [Watch Video].


 

 

Fire has torn through hundreds of shops at Odawna, a densely crowded market area in Accra, leaving traders to count their losses.

 

The fire began Wednesday dawn from a source that is still a subject of investigation.

Billows rose over the scene of destruction helped by a market made of mostly wooden structures and tin shacks.

When theghanareport.com got to the scene near the Kwame Nkrumah Interchange area at about 8:30am, several fire tenders were seen taming the impact of the fire.

Personnel from the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has a tough time gaining access to the poorly planned area.

Traders stood helpless, others wept, while others tried to salvage items in another fire outbreak that characterize life at Odawna.

‘At Least 3,500 Shops’ Burnt At Odawna - [Watch Video]. 4

A former chairman of Odwana market, Obrempong Ampomah, told theghanareport Aba Asamoah at least 3,500 shops have been affected in the fire.

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