SAHARANEWS – A mystery fire which broke out in the wee hours of the morning, on Wednesday at the Government Reserved Area (GRA) of Onitsha has gutted a story building.
SaharaNews gathered that the fire broke out at about 03:30am, from a Boys-quarters of a storey building belonging to one Mike Orabunwa at No 26 New Nkisi GRA, Onitsha.
A source told our correspondent that Police patrol team attached to CPS Onitsha led by the DPO rushed to the scene immediately and cordoned off the Area to prevent hoodlums from taking advantage to loot.
The source said, “Fire Service department was contacted who with the assistance of local volunteers put off the fire.
“Meanwhile, no life was lost, cause of fire and values of property destroyed are yet unknown. Case under investigation to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident.”
SP Haruna Mohammed, Anambra State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer confirmed the fire.
He advised members of the public to take precautionary measures, especially by putting off all electric appliances whenever electricity light goes off or when leaving the house in order to avert similar ugly incidents.”