Fireplace, Saturday evening, razed down Louis Carter Industries Nigeria Restricted, a multi-million Naira motorbike spare elements and allied merchandise manufacturing firm manufacturing facility primarily based in Akaboukwu Uruagu Nnewi, Anambra State.
The corporate owned by foremost Nnewi industrialist and businessman, Chief Louis Onwugbenu is the producer of Louis Carter model of bikes, which is extensively used within the Southeastern a part of Nigeria and the South-South.
The fireplace outbreak, an organization supply mentioned, began by 10:00pm on Saturday, and raged for six hours regardless of makes an attempt by males of the Anambra State hearth service to place it off.
It was gathered that the hearth defied all the hearth extinguishing machines within the firm. Even the lads of the hearth service division who have been mentioned to have arrived one hour and thirty minutes after the hearth had began, couldn’t extinguish it.
Normal Supervisor of the corporate, Mr Ndubisi Okoli mentioned the corporate’s safety males alerted him of the hearth final evening, including that it had defied hearth extinguisher.
“He mentioned the magnitude of the hearth couldn’t be put out with hearth extinguishers on the manufacturing facility, and that they’d referred to as the hearth fighters’ emergency quantity, which led to the arrival of the lads of the division.
“The fireplace was attributable to Enugu Electrical energy Distribution Firm’s (EEDC) excessive pressure cable that exploded and sparked off hearth to the part of the manufacturing facility which shops our uncooked supplies.
“The uncooked supplies and crushing machines value over N500million was utterly razed down, simply because the constructing was utterly burnt too, however no life was misplaced,” Okoli mentioned.
Additionally reacting, Chairman, Chief Govt Officer of Louis Carter Group of Firms, Chief Louis Onwugbenu mentioned the hearth incident had induced an enormous loss to the corporate that had a whole bunch of staff in its make use of.
Onwugbenu acknowledged the trouble of Chief Harmless Chukwuma, Chairman of the Innoson Group and member representing Nnewi North in Anambra State Home of Meeting, Hon Nonso Sensible who he mentioned have been bodily current to encourage the firefighters.