Two-bedroom apartment razed by fire in Niger

Tragedy nearly occurred in Minna, Niger State capital on Sunday following a fire incident that occurred at a two-bedroom apartment in Kaffin Tella area of Tunga community in the Metropolitan area of the city.

Tribune Online gathered that the fire was said to have started at about 1.30 pm while the occupants of the residential apartment had allegedly gone to attend a Church service somewhere around the city.

It was further gathered that the fire was started by an electrical spark when the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) restored a high-voltage power supply to the area after almost 24 hours of power outage.

One of the occupants who was identified as Pastor Moses was seen rushing back only to discover that all his property had been consumed by the raging fire.

He was, however, heard giving thanks to God for saving his life and those of his family members.

Firefighters were also spotted at the scene with the view to put out the fire.

Meanwhile, as of the time of filing this report on Sunday, no loss of life was recorded.




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