The cause of the fire outbreak has been attributed to a power surge following an electrical fault.
“On the 6/12/2020, there was a report of fire incident at Ufuma junction in Orumba North LGA of Anambra State. The fire incident which allegedly started around 1:20am razed down completely Seven (7) lockup shops destroying properties worth millions of naira.
Meanwhile, police operatives attached to Ajali Division visited the scene and cordoned off the area to prevent hoodlums from looting while the fire was put off by local volunteers.
No loss of life and value of property destroyed is yet to be determined. Case under investigation to ascertain the circumstances surrounding the incident.” he said