There was a fire outbreak at Sopurum Hotel, located in the Nkwelle community, a commercial city of Onitsha, Anambra State, on Monday, July 3, which razed a substantial part of the structure.
The cause of the fire is yet to be uncovered. The fire destroyed properties worth millions in the two-storey building, though no life was lost.
Anambra Police spokesperson, Tochukwu Ikenga, who confirmed the incident said;
“We got the information at about 4:30 a. m and our men were quickly deployed to the scene and cordoned off the area.
“We don’t want the situation where people take advantage of the fire incident to make away with properties that are not their own. The situation is under control, we are happy that no life was loss, our men are still there, the fire service are also there.”