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JUST IN: Fire guts Nigerian Air Force base in Abuja



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There was panic after a fire burned some structures at the Nigerian Air Force Base along Airport Road in the Federal Capital Territory on Wednesday morning.

As of press time, the source of the flames that destroyed the military base next to the Nigerian Correctional Service National Headquarters was unknown.

However, our correspondent can corroborate the timely intervention of Federal Fire Service officers seeking to extinguish the flames.

Responding to a question on the incident during a phone interview with our correspondent, Amiola Adebayo, Head of Operations, FFF FCT, said firefighters are working hard to completely extinguish the flames.

“The flames gutted part of the NAF Base, and our men are here putting out the flames, and we’re working,” Adebayo added.


However, I can’t confirm the cause of the flames outbreak yet, but we’ll put out a statement once our findings are concluded.” According to Punch Newspaper.

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