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Lassia Tuolu SHS in Wa West District temporarily closed down due to fire outbreak


The multipurpose dining hall complex at Lassia Tuolu Senior High School in the Wa West District has been engulfed in flames, prompting the temporary shutdown of the school.

The fire, which ignited during the early hours of Saturday, ravaged newly constructed desks and dining tables, while also laying waste to assorted food items stored in the school’s kitchen.

Amidst the wreckage, 833 students have been evacuated and sent home, as authorities work diligently to implement measures aimed at containing the aftermath of the fire.

The Upper West Regional Coordinating Council, comprising the Wa West District Chief Executive, the Regional Director of Education, and officials from the Ghana Police Service and Ghana National Fire Service, visited the school to assess the extent of the damage.

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As the community grapples with this unfortunate incident, an investigation has been launched to uncover the circumstances surrounding the devastating fire.

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