Fire destroys hundreds of houses in Bahir Dar

Kwao Saa

A fire outbreak has destroyed hundreds of houses in the city of Bahir Dar in the Amhara region. The fire has left thousands of people homeless, but there were no casualties.

There are reports that the blaze was caused by a gas explosion. The explosion reportedly occurred next to a hotel and the fire spread through a slum.

Although firefighters at the scene, they could not control the flame due to water shortage. […] CONTINUE READING