The World Trade Centre in Abuja cut Fire today 13th July 2020. The fire started from the top of the skyscraper but not serious damage occurred as disclosed by Mr. Ibukun Adeogun.
The building is the tallest residential and commercial building undergoing construction in the city.
The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained. the fire started at about 11:30 am as smoke was seen billowing from the 25 storey hitech building.
According to Mr. Ibukun Adeogun, the General Manager, Operations of First Continental Properties, owners of the imposing structure, said the fire was not serious.
He said internal sprinklers installed in the building were deployed to put the fire off.
“There was a small fire incident at the roof top and immediately they saw the fire, our sprinklers system, it is a hitect building, was deployed internally and you can see that everything is calm,” he said.
He added that there was no damage to the building. He also said none of the people working in the building sustained any injury. However, fire service trucks and Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC)’s rescue buses and ambulances were seen within and outside the premises.