Fire razes Onitsha warehouse


A Tuesday night fire burnt down a warehouse in a three-storey building at No. 64 Venn Road in Onitsha, Anambra State.

This was part of is a statement signed by the Director/Fire Chief, Anambra Fire Service, Mr Martin Agbili,  on Wednesday in Onitsha.

Agbili said the Anambra Fire Service received a distress call of a fire outbreak in a three-storey building at No 64 Venn Road by Sanish in Onitsha at about 9:46 p.m. on Tuesday.

“We immediately deployed our fire trucks and our diligent firefighters to the scene of the fire.

“The cause of the fire is unknown and no life was lost.

“The fire partly affected the building and affected the goods on the ground floor as many vacuum flasks in the warehouse were destroyed,” he said.

Agbili said that his men were able to control the fire from spreading to other buildings around.

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The young and goal driven writer and cinematographer started his journalism as a print journalist in Kaduna in 2005 writing for Kaduna Chronicles Newspapers, Liberator Newspapers where he became the South Bureau Chief. In 2008, he moved into TV production with an employment into Siverbird Television and Rhythm Fm as a Correspondent. He got certified by Independent Television Producers Association of Nigeria(ITPAN) in 2009. After five years of hardwork and training, he was employed as Associate Producer, Moments With Mo and subsequently Producer, Playground on HipTV. Francis currently majors in documentaries and high profile scripts for news and movies. He is currently a Senior Contents Producer at News Central TV


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