Fire outbreak at foam factory in Addis Ababa leaves 23 people injured

Kwao Saa

A fire accident at the Amaga Foam Factory in the Kaliti district of Addis Ababa on Thursday has left about 23 people injured.

Eight of the injured people are members of the Fire Fighter brigade. About 15 employees of the foam factory also sustained injuries. Luckily there were no casualties.

It is currently unclear what caused the fire outbreak. It reportedly took about 11 fire trucks, two ambulances and more than 85 firefighters to bring the fire under control.

The fire destroyed a large part of the foam factory. […] CONTINUE READING