Police providing operational support to Fire Service to douse Kantamanto inferno

The Police are providing operational support to the Ghana National Fire Service as they work to put out a fire that has engulfed a section of the Kantamanto market in Accra.

The incident happened on Tuesday November 29.

The Police have cordoned off the affected area to enable the fire officers carry out their duty without any obstructions.

Officers have also been deployed to prevent possible looting and also direct the movement of persons and vehicles away from the incident scene.

Officials from the National Disaster Management Organisation are also supporting the exercise.

The Minister for the Interior, Hon. Ambrose Dery is at the scene with the Inspector-General of Police to assess the extent of damage and interact with the affected traders.

The Chief Fire Officer is also at the scene and coordinating the entire exercise.

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