Owerri Airport Fire: Popular Lagos deejay DJ Barbie was reportedly at the Sam Mbakwe Airport, Owerri, Imo State when fire broke out as passengers waited to board a flight.
According to reports, the fire started from a central Air conditioner where DJ Barbie was sitting to board a place en-route Abuja after her performance at the Imo state New Yam Festival.
She luckily was able to get away from the scene of the fire incident before the officials at the airport came to extinguish the fire.
The electric fault which ignited a massive fire affected bookings and other flight procedures as the systems went down with electricity going off.
if you recollect, in April, fire broke out at same Airport.
According to a Facebook user Owell Chukwu who broke the story after posting a picture revealing thick flames over what appeared to be the arrival hall of the airport, there was no life loss in the incident.
He had written:
“It happened at the arrival department of the airport, but Fire Service officials arrived early enough to prevent loss of life, even though some equipment were damaged.”