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VIDEO: Fire guts Federal Inland Revenue Service headquarters in Abuja

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Fire guts Federal Inland Revenue Service headquarters in Abuja

There was a fire outbreak on Monday morning at the headquarters of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) in Abuja,  officials said.

According to the officials, the outbreak affected a store attached to a canteen used by the agency’s staff members at the headquarters’ annex.

Federal Inland Revenue Service spokesman, Wahab Gbadamosi, said the inferno was contained from further spread by firemen.

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“Firemen who put out the fire are investigating the source of the fire,” he said.

Footage seen on social media showed firemen standing atop a fire truck and pouring water as thick smoke billowed from a patch of the building.

Mr Gbadamosi said additional questions seeking clarification about whether or not crucial or sensitive material were affected would be answered later.

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