A fire razed a part of the Canadian High Commission in Abuja on Monday, killing two people and injuring two others.

According to the report obtained by our correspondence, the fire ignited shortly after 11:00 am in the generator house while the power plants were undergoing maintenance.

A reliable source who witness the scenario told All Nigeria Latest News that men of the Federal Fire Service (FFS) were able to put the fire under control.

The area has now been cordoned off and investigators are expected to ascertain the cause of the fire.

“It [fire) started from the generator house, not the main building,” another source who does not want to be named said. “There is a diesel tank close to the generator house and I think maybe because of the temperature, the diesel tank exploded.

“A service provider from a generating servicing plant – They have a service provider who usually comes to service their generators but I will not like to mention the name – lost one of their personnel and one of the staff of the embassy died too.

“The other two that were injured are in the hospital getting medical attention.

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