By Emma Arubi
WARRIâ€”MIDNIGHT fire, Saturday, gutted the multi-million naira 911tourist resort and beach at Ugborodo, Escravos, Warri South-West local government area of Delta State, wreaking havoc on the cinema section.
The mystery fire said to have occurred at about 12 midnight did not witness any human casualty, according to the resort manager, Mr. Henry Enahoro, who disclosed that the prompt action of the safety officer and other staff on duty together with the sophistication of the fire fighting equipment and devices in the resort, saved the tourist centre from total ruins.
Chief Executive Officer of the 911 resort and beach, Mr. Ayiri Emami, who also is the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) chairman of the council, could not be reached on phone for his comment as at press time.
Meanwhile, safety and fire experts have been deployed to the resort to thoroughly investigate the cause of the inferno, even as 911 fun-lovers, party stalwarts, friend and well wishers were seen at the Ubeji country home of Mr. Emami discussing the unfortunate incident wearing with long faces, with some insisting sabotage and envy.
Mr. Enahoro told Vanguard on phone that the situation was now under perfect control and assured of a quick return to business activities.