Students of Islamic Girls Senior High School in the Eastern Region have lost their personal belongings to a fire outbreak last night.
The fire gutted a section of the dormitory room which have been converted into a storeroom for the students to keep items including that of chop boxes,trunks, uniforms and provisions.
The fire consumed most of the mattresses, books, trunks, provision, school uniforms among other items kept in the room.
No casualty have been recorded yet. Reports however indicates that, the girls’ prefect was nearly suffocated by the smoke after she attempted to pull out a trunk closer to the entrance of the room when smoke was billowing.
The cause of the fire is not yet known but officials of the Ghana National Fire Service who intervened to extinguish the fire are investigating to establish the cause.
The Headmistress of the girls school, Mrs. Saphia Salisu appealed to government to come to the aid of the school to renovate the burnt facility.