The Royal foam factory at Ayigya in the Oforikrom Municipality of the Ashanti location.
The fire is mentioned to have started off from the output space of the factory and has distribute to all components of the manufacturing facility.
The result in of the fire is not recognized nonetheless, citizens have resorted to quenching the fire with baggage of h2o to enhance the effort and hard work of officers from the Ghana Fireplace Support.
As at the time of filing this report, 7 hearth tenders had been introduced to the scene.
Officers of the Fireplace Assistance have managed to douse the fireplace but reported they will look into professionals of the organization for running without the need of conference basic safety specifications.
Ashanti Regional Functions Officer, DOII Francis Darko-Kono tells JoyNews the absence of hearth hydrant to offer staff with continual source of water to help in dousing an inferno that ravaged the creation unit of the corporation affected their work.
“Whatever they use to make foam has petrol-chemical foundation which is really flammable,” he reported, introducing that this tends to make meeting hearth needs just before commencing generation a must.
“We have been in a position to cut the unfold from finding to other regions which will induce havoc to the premises. A single of the greatest worries is deficiency of water at the premises. They ought to have a hydrant. It’s a huge corporation and they ought to have a hydrant put in here.
“We could not see a hydrant so at any time we run limited of drinking water, we have to shift out to go and fetch water and then occur. It is a bigger obstacle simply because every single fire requires h2o you need to have water to do the combating and due to the fact the continual circulation was not there,” he lamented.
He reported investigations will be performed into the incident and the business would have to solution to why they are functioning with out the requisite basic safety ailments.