At least 25 persons have been made homeless as a result of a fire that gutted a five bedroom house in Far EastCommunity Gbarnga City.
According to report the fire engulfed the house early Tuesday Afternoon and destroyed several properties and cash.
The cause of the fire is yet to be established as investigation is still ongoing. Speaking to reporters on the scene, victims of the disaster expressed sorrow and at the same time described the incident as a major setback for them.
According to Eric Brown, one of the victims, he had Three Hundred sixty United States Dollars and One Hundred Twenty Six Thousand Liberia Dollars all of which he said turned to ashes.
The victims narrated that they were unable to take their belongings during the fire incident.Besides Eric, many of the occupants had valuable properties including flat screen TV, land deeds, with several bags of rice intended for selling.
Meanwhile, Joseph Yantah owner of the house, Eric Brown and Mamie Giddings are calling on well-meaning citizens of Bong County for help.
No death has been reported thus far, but one of the victims who was asleep during the incident is said to be under critical condition and is currently at the Phebe hospital seeking medical attention.By: Joseph Titus Yekeryan in Bong County