Reports making rounds in the media indicate that about 30 apartments have been torched by fire at Kotobabi on the Spintex road.
According to a Starr News report the fire started from a nearby factory (Kingdom Furniture Warehouse). “… the crowd is getting out of control” as people run for their lives as others try to salvage leftover belongings.
Meanwhile the police and firefighters are at the scene to ensure law and order, as well as bring the blaze under control.
“I was in the office when I saw the smoke coming out from a furniture shop (Kingdom Furniture Warehouse). It burnt for about 40 minutes and extended to the Community Apartments ‘2’ just behind the furniture shop. So far there are no casualties but, the whole shop is burnt to ashes and the apartments are also in flames.”
The fire service personnel according to eyewitnesses, have run out of water and have left for more.More soon.