Liberia: Fire Destroys Six-Apartment Building Housing Families and Businesses in Kakata


Kakata – A devastating fire on Saturday left a six-apartment building housing several homes and businesses engulfed in flames.

Report by Yawah Y. Jaivey, Contributor

The incident occurred in the Kakata-Bong Mine Road parking station in Lango Town Community in Kakata, Margibi County.

The blazing fire ravaged the six-apartment building with goods and belongings in the shops and homes entirely burnt to ashes. There was, however, no report of loss of life. It is not clear yet how many inhabitants have been affected by the disaster.

The cause of the fire is yet to be established, but eyewitnesses told FrontPageAfrica that the fire started in one of the shops used as a storage for gasoline and fuel.

Residents of Kakata on the scene tried to extinguish the blazing fire but to no avail.