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Fundong: Council creates emergency disaster fund after market fire incident

By Bakah Derick 

The Mayor of Fundong Council has announced the creation of an emergency Disaster Fund following a fire accident that occurred in the early hours of Friday 3 February 2023. The fund according to Denis Awoh Ndang  is intended to assist victims of the fire incident. 
Fundong Market (photo credit Muam George) 

"The general public is further informed that an emergency Disaster Fund to assist the victims of the fire disaster has been opened at the Fundong Council Chambers. The Fund is jointly managed by the Council and victims of the fire incident." The release states 

The Mayor's release details that the fire consumed 56 sheds. 
"The Mayor of Fundong, Boyo Division, Northwest region, informs the general public that over 56 market sheds at the Fundong Council market have been consumed by fire.Night Vigils discovered the fire outbreak a little after midnight on Friday, February 3, 2023." 
Mayor Denis Awoh Ndang of Fundong Council 

Though the source of the fire has not been identified, suspicion is point at a possible short circuit. 
Complete release 

"It was a few minutes after the return of electricity following a blackout suffered since 4pm on Thursday, 2nd February, 2023." The release continues. 


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