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BREAKING: Fear as fire guts Nigerian Army headquarters in Abuja

There was mild tension as fire reportedly gutted some sections of the Defence Headquarters in Abuja.

The inferno, whose cause was yet to be ascertained, was said to have occurred on the second floor of the DHQ, on Monday, December 12, 2022.

It was gathered that personnel of the Federal Fire Service and military personnel were battling the fire.

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The Director, Defence Information, Major General Jimmy Akpor, confirmed the incident.

He added that the fire had been brought under control, adding that all staff had been evacuated.

He said, “A minor fire incident occurred on the second floor of the Defence Headquarters, Garki Abuja this afternoon 12 December 2022. The cause of the fire outbreak is unknown at this moment.

“However, the incident has been brought under control with the combined effort of the military and Federal Fire Service personnel and resources. All personnel and civilian staff were also evacuated without injury or loss of life.

“Accordingly, normalcy has returned. Investigation to determine the cause of the fire incident commenced immediately.

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“We thank the Federal Fire Service and the entire public for the continued support and goodwill to the Armed Forces of Nigeria.”

 

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