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Just In: Fire destroyed property worth millions in Kwara



A fire disaster destroyed property worth millions of naira in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital, on Friday.


The incident occurred at about 09.52 hours at No 138D, Temidire Irewolede Community Ilorin, in Ilorin West Local Government of the state.

The Firefighting operations concluded at 10:13 hours, and out of the 4bedrooms flat in the building, only one bedroom was affected by a burning fire, according to the spokesman of the state fire service, Hassan Adekunle, in a statement in Ilorin.


He added that there was no record of casualty of any sought while the cause of the fire was attributed to a power surge.

The Director of Kwara State Fire Service, Prince Falade John Olumuyiwa, urged the general public to always play safe, especially during this period, and not to hesitate to call the fire brigade on time whenever there is any emergency in their areas, as this would save lives and properties of people in the state.


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