No fewer than three persons are feared dead as fire razed part of the Embassy of Canada, Monday in Abuja.
NewsSpecng gathered that the fire broke out while the embassy’s power generating plant was being repaired engulfed in fire killing three persons that are part of the technical crew while one person escaped through the roof of the power house.
The source said that others were blown out of the powerhouse due to the force of the sudden fire explosion.
Staff who ran out of the embassy for refuge outside the gates said that the fire broke out around 11:30 am as fire-fighting trucks moved in to put out the flames while rescue operations were ongoing.
Staff of the embassy were being moved to safety under trees and other safe spaces in the embassy enclosure as an ambulance drove in to evacuate those affected.