Fire guts residential building, shops in Ebonyi OpenCategory: Fire
Time: 28 Dec 21, 11:21AM
Address: Abakaliki, Abakaliki, Nigeria
A fire outbreak which occurred 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. Mr Yakubu Zekeri, Assistant Superintendent of Fire in the Command, said no life was lost and no one was injured. He pointed out that the quick drafting of firemen to the scene curtailed the spread of the fire. Zekeri, who led the fire fighters to the scene, said property worth millions of naira were damaged.