Minor fire incident at Nigerian Army Headquarters

No casualty recorded ― Spokesperson 

There was a minor fire outbreak at the Nigerian Army Headquarters, Abuja. No casualty was recorded in the incident which occurred at about 10 am on Thursday.
This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen by the Director of the Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima.
The statement explained that the incident occurred due to an electrical fault.
According to the statement, “the wires from the renovated building clashed thereby resulting in a spark which generated to the fire outbreak.”
It, however, revealed that the combined teams from the Nigerian Army, Navy, Airforce and Federal Fire Services have since put out the fire. It added that normalcy has since returned to the Headquarters and routine activities are going on.
The statement reads in part: “The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Major General Ibrahim Attahiru has commended the fire service teams for their proactiveness in curtailing the spread of the fire and bringing everything under control.”

 

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