The Defence Headquarters(DHQ), Monday said there was a minor fire outbreak on the second floor of the three story building that was promptly put out by military and men of the Federal Fire Service.
Director Defence Information, Major General Jimmy Akpor, who made this known, said although the cause of the fire is unknown, all personnel and civilian staff working at the headquarters evacuated without injury or loss of life.
Gen Akpor in a statement, said “A minor fire incident occurred at the second floor of the Defence Headquarters, Garki Abuja this afternoon 12 December 2022. The cause of the fire outbreak is unknown at this moment.
However, the incident has been brought under control with the combined effort of the military and Federal Fire Service personnel and resources. All personnel and civilian staff were also evacuated without injury or loss of life.
Accordingly, normalcy has returned. Investigation to determine the cause of the fire incident has commenced immediately.
We thank the Federal Fire Service and the entire public for the continued support and goodwill to the Armed Forces of Nigeria”.


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