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UPDATED: Minor fire outbreak at Jos branch of Central Bank of Nigeria



A fire outbreak was once on Tuesday put beneath control minutes after it broke out at the Jos, Plateau State Branch of the Central Bank of Nigeria.

The fire was once observed at 9:15am when the fire alarm was once triggered.

A announcement by using the Director of Corporate Communications of the Bank, Isaac Okorafor, stated in line with the Bank’s fire drill and protocol, the skeletal team of workers on indispensable obligation had been right now evacuated from the constructing to the muster point.

Okorafor stated the Branch Controller rapidly called the Fire Service at about 9:19am.
However, he stated earlier than the arrival of guys of the fire service, the Bank’s protection unit, relying on data from the Fire Alarm Dashboard, traced the furnace to an air conditioner hooked up in the inverter room on the 2nd flooring of the building.

He added: They rapidly put out the fire with extinguishers and hydrants hooked up in the building.

“The affected room has on account that been cordoned off for in addition investigation, whilst ordinary work has resumed at the branch.

“We hereby guarantee the general public that the minor furnace has been efficaciously put out and no harm was accomplished to any records of the Bank.”


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