Properties Damaged As Fire Guts School Dormitory Again In Anambra

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Properties belonging the students and the management of Loretto School, Adazi Nnukwu in Anaocha L.G.A of , which were yet be quantified monetarily, were night damaged by fire.

DAILY POST gathered that the fire began at about 7:30pm in one of the dormitories housing students in the school’s Red .

It was learnt that despite a short delay in arriving the scene by of the Fire Service, the fire was, however, put at about 9pm, preventing it from escalating into parts of the school.

The Command’s spokesman, SP Haruna confirmed the incident, but stated that no life was lost in the inferno.

He said, “ 17/01/ 2020 at about 7:30pm, there was fire incident at Loretto School of Adazi Nnukwu in Anaocha L.G.A of .

“The Fire incident occurred upstairs of RED Hostel/Domitory within the premises of the School compoud. As a result, many properties were damaged by the inferno.

“Following the distress call, patrol team led by DPO Neni Division SP Asadu Uchechukwu rushed the scene and alerted Fire Service department who equally responded and put the fire.”

The cause of the fire was not immediately ascertained as of press . But said the commissioner, John Abang had ordered an into the cause of the fire.

In Onitsha a week ago, another school, Patterson College also had its dormitory gutted by fire. But unlike Loretto, one student who did not join others to the devotion, but stayed back in the dormitory was burnt to death.