Properties destroyed as fire guts Onitsha hotel

Properties destroyed as fire guts Onitsha hotel

A hotel in Onitsha, the commercial city of Anambra State was gutted by fire early morning Monday.

Though the cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained at the time of filing the report, but properties worth millions of naira were said to have been lost to the inferno.

State Fire Chief, Engr Martin Agbili, when contacted, was yet to respond, but Police spokesperson, Tochukwu Ikenga confirmed the incident, saying no life was lost in the inferno.

He said, “We got the information at about 4:30 a. m and our men were quickly deployed to the scene and cordoned off the area.

“We don’t want the situation where people take advantage of the fire incident to make away with properties that are not their own.

“The situation is under control, we are happy that no life was loss, our men are still there, the fire service are also there”, he said.

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