Fire Guts Residential Building In Ilorin

Fire engulfed a residential building situated on Sobi Road, behind U-Sanda Filling Station in Ilorin East Local Government Area, Ilorin.

This is contained in a statement signed by Head of Department, Media and Publicity, Mr Hassan Adekunle in Ilorin on Sunday.

He said the building comprised of about 8 rooms and 15 shops, in which only 2 shops were affected by the ravaging inferno.

The spokesperson said as a result of quick intervention by the Kwara State Fire Service, the fire was prevented from spreading.

According to the source, the fire was generated from the piled beverage’s cans kept inside a room of the building and later spread to the shops.

“Total extimated property saved was put at N36.8 million, While total extimated property lost is N3.2 million.

“Therefore, the Director, Kwara State Fire Service, Prince Falade John Olumuyiwa, charged the general public against bad housekeeping, and also warned them to be more safety conscious at various homes,” he said.