20 rooms brothel gutted buy fire in Port-Harcourt, no casualty recorded


A popular brothel, Pedro Hotel, Diobu in Port Harcourt, Rivers State with 20 rooms was razed down completely by fire on Sunday, but no casualty was recorded.
The Proprietor of the brothel, Prince Ihunwo, an activist and environmentalist in the state and all the sex workers escaped death when the fire razed down the brothel.
Ihunwo, who escaped unhurt, however was amazed, as he stood watching his brothel gutted down by fire.
The brothel is located at No 48 Azikiwe Street, Mile 2 Diobu in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
It was learnt that the fire started from the restaurant amongst the shops inside the hotel building, destroyed every thing inside the building.
The Brothel housed commercial sex workers and some shops, including a restaurant, where the said fire emanated from.
An eye witness stated that all efforts to reach the state fire service proved abortive as their numbers rang out, and that the community had no fire fighting material to assist.


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