Adamawa store completely destroyed by fire

Adamawa store completely destroyed by fire

A bushfire broke out outside the premises of the Federal College of Education (FCE) in Yola, destroying 10 shops.

The fire that broke out on Saturday was reportedly caused by a forest fire.

The victims suffered in the incident and lamented the loss of their goods, which they said amounted to millions of naira.

Adamawa State Deputy Governor, Prof. Kaletapuwa Farauta, who visited the scene, warned residents to refrain from mountain burning.

she said: “It's the dry season now. The harmattan winds are very strong. People should stop indiscriminate forest burning, especially around residential areas.”

One of the victims, Marcy Paul, said she lost all of her beauty salon equipment in the fire.


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