Hip TV Gutted by Fire

Reports have emerged that Hip TV, a cable television station, located at Ogundana Street, Off Allen Avenue, Ikeja, in Lagos, was yesterday evening gutted by fire.

According to the reports, the inferno which emanated from the station’s studio destroyed transmission equipment as well as razed a sizable part of the building structure.

The fire was, however, contained by a combined efforts of the Lagos State Fire Service and the members of the community within and other adjourning streets.

Confirming the incident to newsmen, the Chief Executive Officer of Hip TV, Mr. Ayo Animashaun, said no life was lost though some members of staff sustained minor injury while salvaging the equipment and operational vehicles parked within the vicinity.