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Fire guts Unity Bank, @UnityBankPlc head office in LAgos

There was fire outbreak at Unity Bank, @UnityBankPlc, head office in Lagos on Monday. Video of the incident circulation on social media show many blocks of the building being burnt by the fire from the top.

While fire fighters struggled to put out the fire, the fire seemed to have destroyed some property (though no information about destroying raw cash).

There was no loss of life recorded yet following the fire outbreak but the bank has assured that, “While the extent of damage is being assessed, we are happy to note that there was no casualty or loss of life as a result of the incident.”

Meanwhile, the @UnityBankPlc, on its twitter handle, regretted the fire incident, thanking relevant agencies for helping to put out the fire.

(Watch the video below)

According to the @UnityBankPlc, “We regret to inform the public that there was a fire incident on one of the floors of our Head Office building early this morning. The cause of the fire incident is yet to be ascertained but the fire service has intervened and has brought the situation under control.

“While the extent of damage is being assessed, we are happy to note that there was no casualty or loss of life as a result of the incident. From current observations, however, the Banking Hall and other strategic business areas were not affected.

“We are grateful to all the Agencies and volunteers that supported in bringing the incident under control. Further developments regarding the incident will be communicated as it unfolds.”

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