Misery fire Thursday engulfed the official residence of the Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prince Eze Madumere destroying property worth millions of naira.
The inferno which was said to have been caused by fire incident which is suspected to have been triggered off by nearby inferno in the bush, which eventually spread to the visitors waiting hall razing down the entire building, a bus stationed within the premises and other valuables estimated to worth millions of naira.
According to the Chief Press Secretary to the Deputy Governor, Hon. Uche Onwuchekwa, the raging inferno would have spread to the main building but for the quick intervention of security attachés who were later joined by the men of fire service who promptly helped to bring the incidence under control.
Meanwhile, the Deputy Governor has called for further investigation into the immediate and remote causes of the incident so as to unravel the mystery behind the incident and prevent future occurrence.
Prince Madumere while regretting the ugly incident however expressed gratitude to God that no life was lost in the inferno