Friday, August 12, 2016

Fire Guts Multi-Million Naira Centre, Hospital In Osun As Owner Laments Fire Fighters Service, Poor

A fire outbreak yesterday night destroyed goods and property worth millions of naira at Balm of Gilead Specialist Hospital and Marketing Centre, Ilesa, Osun State.

The fire which started around 9 p.m lasted for about three hours before it was put off by firemen and good Samaritans.

Prof. Alexander Owolabi, a Consultant Gynaecologist at Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex, Ile-Ife, who owns the hospital attributed the fire outbreak to electrical high voltage.

Owolabi expressed dissatisfaction on poor service of the fire service, adding that unavailability of good fire fighter vehicle, scarcity of diesel and water among others contributed to the total loss of the whole resident.