Lack Of Adequate Fire Service Equipment, 34 Persons Died in Fire Disaster On Wednesday Morning


Flash back: The fire that raged over the 24th street community in 2017 which ransacked the JFK cholera unit.

34 persons have reportedly died in a fire outbreak which took place early Wednesday, precisely at 1AM in the suburb of Payneville, specifically in the Bob Taylor Community in a mosque where dozens of children were been residing.

According to source at the Liberia National Fire Service, this incident would have been overpowered if the Liberia National Fire Service had enough equipment to abort such situation.

During the incident, according to the source, the only fire truck (one) could not control the intensified outbreak of the fire which forcefully went wide completely burning all of its occupants including women and children.

Our reporter who visited the site of the incident of the fire disasters saw dozens women and men weeping for their demised children, while other mourners were seen in tears for those who lost their lives.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.