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Friday, 3 January 2020

Fire Destroyed Millions Naira Properties in Ibadan


Property worth millions of naira were destroyed as fire sparked from two shops and one house in Ibadan. The fire incident happened at New Council Road, Wondo, Old Gbagi, Ibadan.

Vanguard reports that, "No life was count  lost as the inferno received quick attention of the state fire service. Although the cause of the fire is yet uncertain during the time of this compilation, while some are of opinion that the fire breaks from electricity spark.  

"Efforts to get the reaction of the Executive Director of the State Fire Service, Mr OM Adewuyi, were unsuccessful but a source confided in Vanguard that the damage done by the fire was minimal.

He said, “We were contacted around 9:05 am and the firefighters got to the scene at exactly 9:20 am. They were able to contain the fire on time. Only two shops were affected with items such as clothes and sewing machines affected.

“At Academy area of Ibadan, a residential building was razed and household items were damaged. The station was contacted at 1:53 pm. Our men got there 20minutes after and they returned to the station at 3:55 pm after ensuring that the fire had been put out”, the source said.

It should be recalled, our recent report from the state Commissioner of Police  advised the people of the state to be conscious of their house with fire as the incidence is coming recurrently.

Source: Vanguard

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