Fire guts IDP camp in Maiduguri

Over Six hundred houses have been completely destroyed by fire at Custom House IDP camp in the outskirts of Maiduguri metropolis. 

A child lost his life while other two old women sustained injuries during the inferno.


TVC News gathered that the fire outbreak which started around 8:30 in the morning consumed parts of the camp and was put out by the combined efforts of the IDPs, security agents and officials of the federal and state fire.

When contacted, acting Zonal Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency ,NEMA, Ishaya Chinoko, told Radio Nigeria that emergency response had been dispatched and initial needs assessment conducted.

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