According to a witness, Ibrahim Nurideen, the fire started from bungalows for the officers of the Ghana Highways Authority and the eastern concrete wall of the PWD.
Acting Upper West Regional Engineer of the Public Works Department, Fobih Otchere Collins, said he was in his office when he heard a loud sound and rushed out only to see the fire.
They quickly placed a call to the Ghana National Fire Service for help.
Deputy Upper West Regional Fire Officer, Eugene Asa-Gyekye, led a team of over a dozen fire personnel to the scene and within 20 minutes they were able to douse the flame.
About four dozens of boxes of buckets and bonnets were estimated to have been destroyed, It was unclear the number of buckets and bonnets of the tricycles gutted by the fire.
However, about four dozens of boxes of buckets and bonnets of the tricycles were estimated to have been destroyed.
About 500 tricycles belonging to the defunct SADA, for close to three years, have been parked at the office of PWD, Wa.
Majority of the tricycles have been fixed and others are still in their boxes but have been left to rot at the mercy of the weather.