Two people were confirmed dead while a nursing mother and her baby were seriously injured during a fire incident which razed a building on Sunday in Ekpene Ukim, Uruan Local Government Area. The fire which reportedly started at about 1:am on that faithful day and lasted for some hour, destroyed properties worth millions of Naira.
immediately, we notice the flame of fire in the compound. So, when we get there, the fire had already taken over the entire building. Effort to quench prove abortive as the fire has already surrounded the building." an eyewitness said.