Fire Destroys Yinka Oba Foam Factory.


By Roundoffnews.

Property including industrial machines and form of various types and sizes have been destroyed by fire at the multimillion naira Yinka Oba foams factory, Ilesa Osun State.

According to a worker who gave his name as Ade, the factory was on power generating set when the operator noticed sparks from the cutting machine in the cutting section of the orthopedic mattress production around 10 o’clock this morning and gutted the whole department.

It took the concerted efforts of the wokers, neighbors and Ilesa fire station to prevent the fire From spreading to other sections.

Speaking on the incident the leader of the fire fighters Mr Oyesomi Olusegun attributed the rapid response of the fire department to its rejuvenation by the present administration in the state and well equipment of the factory with proper fire equipment which aided the rescue mission.

Though no life was lost to the fire outbreak, many products of the company including orthopedic and deluxe foams as well as pillows worth millions of naira were destroyed.

Efforts, to speak with the chief executive officer, chief Yinka obaleye was unsuccessful as she was busy praising God amidst sympathizers and well wishers.

On sight to maintain law and order throughout the rescue mission were police and other security agents.