Traders have been thrown into despair as fire swept through some parts of the Makola market in Accra, destroying shops, stalls, and goods.
In a viral video sighted on social media a thick smoke was spotted emanating from stores adjacent the Georgina Stores Complex close to the Makola Shopping Mall 2.
The fire which is believed to have started around 9:30 am on Monday, July 5, 2021, is still raging and spreading to other shops.
Meanwhile, personnel from the Ghana National Fire service at Makola have been trying their best to quench the raging inferno.
Atinkanews.net cannot independently verify what exactly caused the fire which has so far destroyed a number of shops.
Below is a video from the scene;