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Fire guts Nigerian Television Authority building in Kwara

Fire guts NTA building

Fire on Tuesday night gutted the building of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Ilorin, Kwara state capital.

Fire guts NTA building

The fire, which was said to have been caused by electric spark, started around 11.25pm and affected three offices and a conference hall.

Spokesperson of the Kwara state Fire Service Hassan Adekunle confirmed the incident to our correspondent.

He said: “Out of the 28 offices in the burnt building only three offices were affected and a conference hall.”

Adekunle said firemen “arrived at the incident promptly at exactly 11.29pm which was just four minutes after the NTA’s ‘turn out time.

“Although on getting to the incident, the raging fire was huge and had occupied several places within the premised areas.

“Yet, the firefighters conquered the fire as a result of good technicality and methods used by the firemen present at the scene of the incident.”

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