Property Worth Millions Destroyed As Fire Gots Residential Building



A residential building located along Atufe Road by Major Bowen Junction, Sapele, headquarters of Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State has been razed destroying properties worth millions of naira.


According to PUNCH report, the cause of the incident which was said to have happened at the wee hour of Sunday is yet to be ascertained as at press time.


A witnesses stated that the building was 80 percent destroyed before fire fighters from Delta State Fire Service arrived at the scene to curtail the inferno.


It was gathered that the troubled residents could not reach officials of the State Fire Service till after much havoc had been done.


However, operatives of Seplat Fire Service, an oil firm in Sapele, were said to have later responded to distress calls from well-meaning people in the community.


It was gathered that the Seplat Fire Service officials eventually succeeded in putting out the raging fire.


The Police Public Relations Officer from Delta State Command, Bright Edafe, could not be reached for comments on the incident, as of the time of filing this report.


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