By Patrick Obia
Building where Fan milk and yogurt drinks are being distributed in retails and wholesales along Ndidem Usang Iso Road, beside Mobil Fuel station in Calabar, has been razed down by fire.
The “strange fire” which started at about 8PM on Saturday night, eyewitnesses at the scene posited that the fault was electrical which led to explosion of two big gas cylinders that burnt every item in the shop including deep freezers, chillers and other properties worth millions of Naira.
Meanwhile, before men of the Nigerian Fire Service could arrive the scene of the incident to join good samarithans, the damage had already been done but however were able to quench the remnant of the fire.
Staff of Banisua Bar were in praises to God as the inferno did not penetrate to their place of business as it is just few meters away.
Homeland security personnels were on ground to control traffic and checkmate looting as some use the opportunity to smuggle items out.
See pictures below.
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