Tragedy Strikes As Fire Guts The Mortuary of General Hospital Onitsha

by Admin

It seems like it is a season of fire incidents as yesterday the mortuary section of General Hospital Onitsha was gutted by fire.


This fire was said to have emanated from bushing burning from one of the quarters inside the hospital premises,The terrible part of this incident was that the corpses that were deposited in the mortuary was burnt beyond recognition.

The Anambra State Fire Service responded to this incident and help manage the situation which made the fire not to spread into the buildings surrounding the mortuary.

While responding to questions about the incident the Chief Fire Officer of The Anambra State Fire Service Engr. Martin Agbili, he said that this the Third Fire Incident around the State in less than 3 days, he said that the people should desist from engaging in bush burning that the season we are in now easily escalates even the smallest size of fire to a wild fire that can’t be controlled.

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