Properties Destroyed As Fire Razes Furniture Company In Ibadan

Channels Television  
Updated January 5, 2020
Scene of the fire outbreak in Ibadan.


Properties worth millions of naira were reported destroyed in an early Sunday morning fire outbreak in Ibadan, the Oyo State Capital.

Channels Television gathered that the fire disaster occurred at one of the biggest indigenous furniture company located along Iyaganku/ J.Allen road in Ibadan.

Heavy-duty equipment and display furniture were completely razed while three other shops across the road were also affected by the fire outbreak.

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According to eyewitnesses, the fire started around 3:00 a.m.

Some of the shop owners affected ran to the scene after getting distress calls in the early hours of the day.

It took the combined efforts of firefighters belonging to the private companies around the area to stop further escalation of the fire.

In another incident, the popular Akesan market in Oyo town was also early Sunday morning leaving little or nothing to be salvaged.

These fire incidents follow a tragic fire accident that occurred last week Friday in Eyin Grammer area of Molete in Ibadan where three siblings were reported killed.