A residential building at 13 Bida Road on Moore Street, Onitsha was in flames today at 9:30 a.m.
The situation was brought under control by the police and other sister agencies in order to prevent the looters from taking advantage of the loot.
Confirming the incident, SP Haruna Mohammed, PPRO Anambra State Police Command, in a release, stated that the fire had been put off by firefighters. No loss of life and no sustained loss of life.
Preliminary, the investigation revealed that the cause of the fire was the result of a power surge. Police Commissioner CP John B. Abang, fdc, ordered a discreet investigation of the circumstances surrounding the incident, please.
Anambra witnessed several cases of a fire incident. Recently, a building located at 23 Emmanuel Church Road, Inland City Onitsha, Anambra State today 2 February 2020 has been destroyed by fire. An outbreak affecting two rooms on the floor of the building.
As a result, a total of seven (7) persons, namely: Nonso Okafor, Nkechi Chinyere Okafor, Chisoba Okafor, Ebuka Okafor, Nwabuchi Chukwutor, Chialuka Nwabuchi and Ifeoma Nwabuchi have suffered varying degrees of injury, while properties worth millions of Naira have been destroyed.
There was another fire incident at the INEC office of Ogidi in Idemili North LGA, Anambra State, which caused the citizens concerned to wonder why there was a constant incidence.
It will be remembered that three siblings were killed in a fire incident in Okija, Ihiala, Anambra State Local Government Area.
The deceased, two boys and a girl between the ages of two months and five years, were reportedly fast asleep when their apartment was engulfed in hell.
Millions of properties were consumed in the fire that was put off by neighbors before the arrival of firefighters.
Weeks back, three children narrowly escaped death by fire, razing a 4-bedroom apartment in Ebe, Umuokpu Awka, in Awka South, Anambra State’s local government area.
The children, who were fast asleep when the incident occurred, were reportedly rescued by a 17-year-old girl, Chinanye Igwedimma, who said she was a cousin of the family.
The building located at No. 1 Ezingwu Street belonging to the staff of the Anambra Broadcasting Service, Awka, Blessing Uchendu, reportedly went up in flames while the occupants were away.
It was collected that property worth millions of naira, including academic certificates, was completely destroyed by the fire that engulfed the entire building.