Fire, on Monday gutted Sopurum Hotel, located in the Nkwelle community, Onitsha, Anambra State.
Report has it that the incident occurred in the early hours of Monday. A substantial part of the hotel was affected by the inferno.
Men of the fire service from Delta and Anambra states have been mobilized to the scene of the incident.
The police spokesman for Anambra State Police Command, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, confirmed the fire incident to Channels TV, saying the situation is under control.
“The situation is under control. The fire started around 4:30 am on Monday, and when we got the information, our men were quickly mobilised to the scene, and they condoned off the area to avoid any case of vandalism,” he said.