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Anambra’s Nodu Okpuno Mata foam depot destroyed by fire

The Nodu Okpuno Mata foam depot in Anambra was destroyed by fire on Monday.

This is said in a statement provided to newsmen in Onitsha and signed by Mr. Martin Agbili, Director/Fire Chief of the Anambra Fire Service.

He claims that the Anambra State Fire Service received a distress call concerning a fire outbreak at the Mata foam depot, NODU, Okpuno, about 5.39 p.m.

“We immediately deployed our fire truck and our brave firefighters to the fire scene.

“The fire fighting operation was very successful as we were able to fight, stop, control and extinguished the fire to a standstill,” he said.

The fire chief said that they were able to save a lot of mattresses in the depot.

“We also saved all the surrounding residential homes around the fire scene.

“We want to use this medium to thank the general public who assisted us during the operation and also those that put the call across to us”.

Agbili emphasized that the months of January and February are the height of harmattan, when the state typically sees a lot of fire outbreaks.

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