Fire Engulfs GTBank Branch in Abuja

Fire Engulfs GTBank Branch in Abuja | Daily Report Nigeria

Fire on Friday engulfed a branch of the Guaranty Trust Bank in the Mararaba area of the Federal Capital Territory.

The GTBank branch is located along the Nyanya and Mararaba Expressway before Abacha Road, Karu.

A Twitter user, @braunsyrup, had at 8:04 am on Friday, called the attention of the Federal Fire Service, and the GTBank to the fire incident.

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The Head of Operations of the FCT Fire Service, Amiola Adebayo, who confirmed the incident said,

Yes, there was a fire outbreak at the bank, but we have put it out.”

A report from the fire service stated that the fire, which was put out at 8:40am, was caused by a power surge from the inverter system.

It added that the fire started from the server room at the top floor of the single-storey building.

According to report, Batteries, inverter system and some furniture were lost to the fire.

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