April 22, 2024

A huge fire hit the popular Kumasi Kejetia market on Wednesday, March 15, 2023, destroying properties The cause of the fire is yet to be officially determined, however, firefighters have been having a hard time containing the spread Also, some traders who tried to salvage their goods collapsed from smoke inhalation and had to be rushed to the hospital although no deaths have been reported. A massive fire engulfed parts of the Kumasi Kejetia market on Wednesday, March 15, 2023, and has destroyed goods and properties estimated to run into millions of Ghana cedis. According to reports, a section of the popular market known by locals as “Dubai” has been completely ravaged by the fire.

Scenes from the fire that engulfed the Kejetia market on Wednesday, March 15, 2023.

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State-owned Daily Graphic newspaper reported that officials from the Ghana National Service (GNFS) arrived at the scene to fight the fire, however, videos of the incident online show the fire had gotten out of control.

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