A Sunday morning fire, has razed down some buildings at Police Mobile Force (PMF) Barrack along Mohammed Idrissa Way, Potiskum, Yobe State.
Police Public Relations Officer PPRO Yobe State Police Command Damaturu, ASP Abdulmalik Abdulhafeez confirmed the incident to Daily Independent.
Our correspondent’s visit to the scene shows that the inferno affected families residing in the entire building.
According to eye witness account, the fire started at around 10:30 a.m in the room of a certain Mobile Policeman before the fire department was informed, to which they responded immediately.
The cause of the inferno is still under investigation, the town’s fire department added.
Authorities said no one died or got injured in the incident. A police officer who spoke to our correspondent on the condition of anonymity stated; “the inferno is as a result of carelessness, so many things are avoidable for human being but we like pushing blames to God.”
Up to the time of filing this report, the fire department are battling to completely put the fire off and avoid escalating to the remaining blocks of building.