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2018: GNFS Recorded More Than 5,000 Fire Outbreaks Across Ghana

The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) says 5,531 fire outbreaks were recorded across the country, in 2018, compared with the 2017 total of 4,544...
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GNFS adopt measures aimed at preventing fires at Kumasi central market

The Ashanti Regional Command of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has put in place stringent measures to prevent the annual fire outbreaks in...
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Fire Outbreaks in Ghana has been attributed to substandard products

Alhaji Gibril Nuhu, Second in Command of the Volta Regional Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has attributed the increasing number of domestic and industrial...
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Fire cases in Brong-Ahafo reduced by 20%

Assistant Chief Fire Officer (ACFO) James Owusu-Adjei, the Brong-Ahafo Regional Commander of the Ghana National Fire Service, has said the region from January to...
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Lets Use Preventive Measures in Curbing Fire Outbreaks

A day after the fire outbreak at the atomic junction in Accra, the entire nation is struggling to overcome the trauma from the calamity....

Agona West Records 41 Cases Of Fire Outbreaks In 6 Months

Forty one cases of fire outbreaks were recorded in the Agona West Municipality as at second quarter of this year, a greater percentage of...

GNFS Begins Investigation Into Nduom’s Hotel Fire Outbreak

The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has started investigating the causes of the fire outbreak that gutted property forming part of Dr Paa Kwesi...
Various components of UNMISS and humanitarian actors were involved in putting out fires and assisting affected internally displaced persons in the Bentiu PoC site.

South Sudan: Ghanaian peacekeepers in Bentiu save lives

Swift, well-coordinated actions by different components of UNMISS saw two separate outbreaks of fire in the Bentiu protection of civilians site being taken care...

Ghanaians urged to prevent fire outbreaks

Addressing the media in Accra, he said: “As a nation we must ensure that our safety at home, the workplace and environment is taken...
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2,469 fire outbreaks recorded in Ghana in 3 months

The Acting Head of Public Relations of GNFS, Divisional Officer Grade II, Mr Timothy Osarfo Affum, said 145 electrical fires, representing 5.8 per cent...
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C/R recorded 17 deaths and 604 fire cases in 2015

The damaged items and properties included buildings, farms, offices, industrial machines and equipment as well as household items and personal belongings. Statistics made available to...

Ghanaians will not regret for voting Akufo-Addo as President – Bawumia

Dr Bawumia said, Nana Akufo-Addo has the welfare of Ghanaians at heart and that a voting for him during the election is worth it. He...

Fire Service advises public to use professional electricians

It said the frequent fire outbreaks in the country could be attributed to inferior electrical cables used by quack electricians for electrical wiring, therefore,...

TEIN Calls On Prez To Form Permanent Inter-agency Body On Fire Outbreaks

The Tertiary Institution Network (TEIN), a student group of the NDC has described the outbreaks of fire across the country's markets as worrying. In a...

Let’s prevent fire outbreaks

By Alhaji Alhasan Abdulai Fire outbreaks that consumed the entire government?s medical stores in Tema, the Kumasi prisons and the pharmacy department at the Korle...
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Lets Address These Fires; Decisive Action Needed

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Folks, I am now more than persuaded that the spate of fire outbreaks at important state (not government) installations cannot...

Central Region recorded less fire in 2014

Statistics from the Central Regional Command of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) indicates substantial decline in the number of fire outbreaks recorded in...

Kaneshie market management undergo fire safety training

The Ghana National Fire Service has educated the management of Kaneshie market and the Kaneshie Market Association on safety measures to be put in...

Take Caution When Using Gas Stoves-Minister

By Alhaji Alhasan Abdulai The government?s intention to distribute 50,000 6kgs gas cylinder and cook stoves to 10 low access districts in the country is...

Fire Outbreaks: the causes are staring us in the face

I am re-cycling this article, which I first wrote in February 2010 following the fires at the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Information. Then...

My Understanding of the Sporadic Fire Outbreaks in Ghana

By: K. N. Johnson Ghana our happy homeland of rich resources is on the verge of becoming an economic powerhouse in Africa in the light...