Fire guts building of eight rooms, fifteen shops At Sobi Road

Written by on September 26, 2022

A fire disaster on Sunday hit a residential building situated along Sobi Road, behind U-Sanda Filling Station in Ilorin East Local Government Area, Ilorin, Kwara State.

Speaking with RoyalFM Correspondent Joseph Emeribe via phone conversation, the spokesman of the state fire service, Hassan Adekunle, said the estimated property lost in the inferno was put at three point two million naira.

The building comprises about eight rooms and fifteen shops, and only two shops were affected by the ravaging inferno. He said the quick intervention by the Kwara State Fire Service saved the building from destruction by the fire.

According to him, the fire was generated from the piled beverage cans kept inside a room in the building and later spread to the shops. The total estimated property saved was put at thirty-six point eight million naira.


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