A basic school headteacher at Gomoa Budumburam in the Gomoa East District, his wife and five children have been burnt into ashes in a firebreak in their home.
The 60-year-old Robert Assan Donkoh and family lost their lives in the fire which occurred in the teachers bungalow at Big Apple, a suburb of Gomoa Buduburam. According to residents, the fire started around 5:30am Friday dawn, efforts to douse the fire failed to yield any positive efforts.
The Gomoa Buduburam, Assistant Fire Officer in charge of Operations, ADO2 Patrick Banwa who came to the scene with his team said they have commenced investigations to unravel the cause of the fire.
Watch eyewitnesses’ account of the incident below: