Unic Press UK: There’s been a fire incident at Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said Monday in a statement on Twitter.
FIRE INCIDENT AT OWERRI AIRPORT.@FAAN_Official wishes to inform passengers and the general public that there was a fire incident that affected some parts of the terminal building of Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri at about 1400hours today.
— FAAN (@FAAN_Official) April 8, 2019
The fire, which started at circa 14:00 hrs (local time), was later put off by officers of the Aerodrome Rescue and Fire Fighting Services Department of FAAN. No casualty, but some parts of the airport building has been damaged.
FAAN has commenced preliminary investigations to determine the cause(s) of the incident, says the FAAN General Manager for corporate affairs, Henrietta Yakubu (Mrs.)