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Fire guts Kpakpando radio station in Anambra

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Fire Service received a distress call of a fire outbreak at Kpakpando FM, Mbaukwu

A fire incident occurred in a private radio station, Kpakpando FM, Mbaukwu in Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State.

The incident, which occurred at approximately 9.30 pm on Thursday, destroyed the office building, leaving its studio equipment partly burnt.

The State Fire Chief, Engr Martin Agbili, who confirmed the incident, said no life was lost and some equipment were saved through quick response of his men.

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“At about 9.39pm of Thursday 07-03-2024, Anambra State Fire Service, received a distress call of a fire outbreak at Kpakpando FM, Mbaukwu.

“Immediately we deployed our fire truck and gallant firefighters to the scene of 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.

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“We withdrew from the fire scene at about 11:18pm”, he said.

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