Students escape as fire razes Anambra school

Scores of students on Sunday night narrowly escaped death following a mysterious fire that razed their hostel in Gregorian College, Ogidi in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State.

It was gathered that the students were being evaluated from the affected building which has hostel and classrooms together.

Fire fighters were battling to quench the raging fire which cause was yet unknown.

The police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed confirmed the incident.

He said, “A distress call was just recieved of a fire incident at Gregorian College, Ogidi by BORAC before Tarzan juncton Nkpor in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State.

Police and other security agencies have cordoned off the area to prevent hoodlums from taking advantage to loot while fire fighters are battling to put off the fire.

Meanwhile, other emergency responders are also on ground evacuating people from the building.

Cause of the fire is yet unknown but effort is ongoing to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident.”

He assured of further details on the incident in due course.



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