Fire guts parts of Kumasi Senior High Technical School

Pandemonium broke out  at the Kumasi Senior High Technical School at Patase  within the Kumasi Metropolis on Wednesday dawn when fire gutted the chop box room of the girls’ dormitory,.

Items belonging to the students  including books, trunks, chop boxes, provisions, dresses and other personal belongings were destroyed by the fire which started about  3am.

The cause of fire as at press time was not known but it is believed to have been sparked by power surge gathered.

Assistant Headmaster of the Mr Issah Ibrahim disclosed that  25 of the girls who were escaping from  the inferno close to their staircase got injured and are currently receiving medical attention at the First Care Hospital

He added that teachers and male students on campus were able to quench the fire with some available fire extinguishers before the arrival of firefighters.

By: Ghana/