Students, teachers flee as gas tanker catches fire

Students and Teachers of the Presbyterian Senior High School in Akuapem Mampong in the Eastern Region fled from the school Friday when a gas tanker truck filled with Liquefied Petroleum gas (LPG) caught fire in front of the school.

The gas tanker carrying LPG from Tema to be discharged at Mampong Akuapem caught fire on reaching Mampong Presbyterian Senior High School.

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Police and Fire service proceeded to the scene where they met the vehicle in flames.

According to the Acting Public Relations Officer of the Eastern Regional Police Command Sargeant Francis Gomado, it took firefighters and a Police team about two hours to douse the fire preventing it from exploding.

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Source: Starr FM

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Ellis Ferdinand is a Journalist, Blogger and Founder of Ellis Multimedia, a parent company of EducationGhana.org, an Online Education News Blog, PoliticsGhana.com and GhanaNaija.net. Ellis Ferdinand is a Graduate of Accra College of Education and the University of Cape Coast, where he obtained a Diploma In Basic Education and a Bachelor of Education in Accounting. He is currently Reading his Master of Philosophy in Curriculum and Pedagogic Studies at the University of Education, Winneba in Ghana. Ellis Ferdinand won Blogger of the Year at the 2018 National Students’ Awards and was also adjudged 14th Best Ghanain Blogger in 2018 among the Top 50 Ghanaian Bloggers of 2018. He introduced the Concept of Education Blogging in Ghana in 2014 with his famous blog EducationGhana.net. now EducationGhana.org His Blog won Best Media Promoting Education in 2017, 2018 and 2019 respectively, an Award organized by Neogenics Education Consult. In 2019, He adjudged the Most Promising West African Blogger of the Year in Nigeria. He won Writer of the Year at the 2021 EDUCOM AWARDS

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