A fire officer with the Agona Swedru Fire Service within the Central Region has died whereas trying to rescue three individuals who have been drowning in a well at Gomoa Obuasi.
The officer has been recognized as Assistant Station Officer Joseph Aidoo.
Witnesses say the three individuals who have been working on the well mistakenly fell inside prompting members in the neighborhood to call the fire service officer for assistance on Friday.
One of many fire officers came in an attempt to save the lives of the three individuals trapped within the water got drowned within the process and died.
The three individuals have been later removed from the well and are receiving remedy at the Agona Swedru Hospital.
In the meantime, the deceased has been deposited to Agona Swedru Hospital mortuary for preservation.
The case has additionally been reported to the Agona Swedru Police Station for investigation.