In a tragic turn of events on the morning of Saturday, January 20, 2024, the broadcasting studios of Accra FM and No. 1 FM, situated at 42 Dade St, Labone, Accra, succumbed to a fierce fire, reducing the once vibrant stations to ruins.
The fire, which ignited in the early hours, rapidly devoured the studios, casting thick plumes of smoke into the night sky. Initial reports suggest that the highly combustible equipment within the studios fueled the flames, intensifying the devastation.
The Ghana National Fire Service played a pivotal role in managing the disaster, providing live updates on their official Facebook page. These updates kept the public informed about the ongoing firefighting efforts, highlighting the courageous endeavors of firefighters who risked their lives to contain the blaze.
Regrettably, the aftermath reveals the once lively studios of Accra FM and No. 1 FM now lie in ruins, leaving broadcasters and staff members grappling with the profound loss of their workplace.
Authorities are initiating a thorough investigation to uncover the cause of the fire, as the affected broadcasting stations begin the daunting task of rebuilding in the wake of this devastating incident.