Brong Ahafo Records Monumental Reduction Of 55% Fire Cases In 2017

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Fire cases in the Brong Ahafo Region have reduced monumentally.

Speaking at a Thanks Giving Service in Sunyani on Friday,
December 29, the Brong Ahafo Regional Commander of the Ghana National Fire
Service, Assistant Chief Fire Officer (ACFO) James Owusu-Adjei disclosed that
three hundred and fifty four (354) fire incidents were recorded this year.
According to him, fire cases recorded in 2016 (last year)
stood at six hundred and thirty six (636) representing a monumental reduction
of 55 per cent fire cases.
“All these and many more point to the fact that, God has
been very good to us this year. There could have been some shortfalls in our
live but the very fact that we are all alive and kicking lends credence to the
fact that, God has indeed been very merciful to us this year and it is
therefore imperative for us to give Him, His deserved thanks and praises this
lovely day,” he said.
ACFO Owusu-Adjei commended officers and personnel of the
command for their selfless contributions and good performances.
He added that the command would not have been performing at
such a high level if not for the seriousness and efficiency attached to their
The Brong Ahafo Regional Fire Commander urged all officers
and personnel to actively take part in fire safety education.
“Fire safety education should not solely be done by the safety
department. We all have a duty anywhere we happen to find ourselves including
our churches, neighborhoods, the market, and our friends among several others.
I believe that if we all play our part, the command will further improve upon
our goal of reducing fire outbreaks to the barest minimum,” he stated.

Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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