News trickling in indicate that fire has gutted the armoury at the military base in Tema, in the Greater Accra Region according to myjoyonline.com.

A junior military officer who spoke on condition of anonymity says the Base Armory Depot (BAD), as it is known, holds a large consignment of explosives.

The fire is said to have started a little after midnight on Tuesday, followed by the loud explosions.

”I stood by my window to witness everything. My husband rushed out to check because initially, we thought it was one our neighbour’s house on fire. So he came back to confirm it was actually the arms depot…” a nursing mother narrated.

Firefighters have arrived at the scene to battle the raging fire

More details soon..

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