No casualty recorded, the fire was extinguished and investigation commence to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident
On 5/3/2021 at about 1:50am,there was a fire outbreak at a plaza located at plastic market by Amobi street Onitsha in Anambra State.
Police operatives led by DPO CPS Onitsha SP Ifeanyi Iburu quickly mobilised to the scene and cordoned off the Area to prevent looting and further catastrophe.Fire Service was equally contacted and they responded promptly.The fire was extinguished with the help of fire fighters and other sympathizers in the area.No loss of life and no injury have been reported.Investigation is ongoing to ascertain extent of damage and circumstances surrounding the incident.
Meanwhile,the Commissioner of Police *CP Monday Bala Kuryas,fsi* appeal to the public to always apply safety precautions especially by switching off all electrical appliances in their homes,shops and work places when not in use in order to avert similar ugly incidents which could also lead to loss of lives and injuries especially during this harmattan period.
CSP Haruna Mohammed,PPRO
Anambra State Police Command,
For-Commissioner of Police Anambra State Command.