Lands Commission Offices burnt down – Update


Accra, Mar. 1, GNA – Some parts of the Head Office building of the Lands Commission was burnt down on Thursday morning in a fire outbreak.

Seven offices serving the records department, the accounts and the client service units  were razed, destroying property including air conditioners, files, furniture and computers worth  thousands of Ghana Cedis .

During a visit to the offices shortly after the incident, the Ghana News Agency (GNA) gathered that the fire started around 05.00 hours and was detected by a  fire officer who was passing by.

DO1 Anna Obeng, District Fire Officer at the Ghana Trade Fair District at La in Accra, said six pumps including one from the the military were exhausted before the fire was brought under control, adding that two more tankers from the Fire Service Headquarters  had also been brought in as stand-by to avert any eventuality .

Deputy Superintendant of Police Freeman Kumashie, deputy operations commander for Accra Police  Region, said police personnel had been deployed to maintain law and order and to protect the offices.




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