Fire destroys medical store of Walewale Hospital

Tamale, There was fire outbreak at the Medical Store of the Walewale Hospital on Tuesday morning destroying drugs, the roof of the facility and an air-conditioner amongst other items.

The timely intervention by personnel from the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) helped to put the fire under control within 25 minutes and finally extinguishing it within 30 minutes, which ensured that it did not spread to other departments of the hospital.

Mr Nicholas Poku Aikins, Public Relations Officer of the GNFS in the Northern Region, who briefed the GNA, said the cause of the fire was being investigated adding the hospital resumed operations after the fire was extinguished.

Source: Ghana News Agency