A fire outbreak destroys property worth millions of naira.

Written by on December 29, 2021

A fire outbreak which occurred on Monday around Mile 50 Layout, Abakaliki, destroyed property worth millions of naira.

A residential building and more than seven shops were gutted in the incident.

Confirming the fire outbreak, the Federal Fire Service, Ebonyi Command, said that the incident occurred at Aliugbala-Eze Street located around Eze and Bros Junction.

Assistant Superintendent of Fire in the Command, Mr Yakubu Zekeri, told newsmen that no life was lost and no one was injured.

Zekeri, who led the fire fighters to the scene, said property worth millions of naira were damaged.

He advised residents to cultivate the habit of switching off their electrical appliances when going out or going to bed.

One of the victims of the fire incident, a police officer, Insp. Calistus Akogu, said he lost all his documents and other valuables to the fire.


Seun Fakorede


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