Students evacuated as Accra Academy dormitories go up in flames

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Parts of Accra Academy located at Bubiashie in Accra were in flames on Wednesday evening.

Photos and videos were rife on social media with some claiming that dormitories in two halls of residence in the school, namely Alema and Halm-Addo were gutted by fire.

It is unclear what caused the fire.

The fire service were at the scene to put the fire under control.

Personal belongings of some students have been completely destroyed by the fire.

According to an eyewitness who spoke to Citi News, there were no casualties recorded as students were at prep as of the time the fire started at around 8pm on  Wednesday, 15th January 2019.

“Around 8pm I saw the flames and it looked very serious. It appeared to be at the area where a new dormitory is being constructed. The students were at prep as of the time of the flames. I did not see any of them get hurt by the fire,” the eyewitness said.

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