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Fire has razed a private radio station, Kpakpando FM, Mbaukwu, in Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State.

The incident was said to have occurred at about 9.30 pm on Thursday and affected the office building with its studio equipment partly burnt.

No life was lost. However, the cause of the inferno is yet to be ascertained.

Engr Martin Agbili, the State Fire Chief, who confirmed the incident, said some equipment and other parts of the building were saved through a quick response of his men.

He said, “At about 2139hrrs (9.39 pm) of Thursday 07-03-2024, Anambra State Fire Service received a distressed call of a fire outbreak at KPAKPANDO FM, MBAUKWU.

“Immediately, we deployed our fire truck and gallant Firefighters to the scene of the fire. We fought, controlled and extinguished the fire.

“The cause of the fire is unknown. The office building with its studio equipment was partly burnt while some equipment and other parts of the building were saved.

“We withdrew from the fire scene at about 2318hrs (11.18 pm).”

 

 

 

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