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Fire has gutted the United Voice Radio Station in Lusaka destroying equipment and property worth millions of Kwacha.

Board Chairperson Reverend Dr. Lordwell Siame confirmed the unfortunate incident and disclosed that among the offices affected by the fire are, the on air transmission booth, recording studio and the control, where all the equipment has been reduced to ashes.

He said in a statement that the transmission has been indefinitely suspended.

“The fire started around 03:00hrs on Tuesday morning, the fire Brigade was alerted and arrived almost immediately.

The cause has not yet been established. However, an electrical fault is suspected to have caused of the fire” Reverend Siame explained

He further said management of the Station is collaborating with the Lusaka District Fire Department to establish the cause of fire.

“The station is appealing to various stakeholders to offer all necessary support to enable it back on air” reverend Siame appealed.

The united Voice Radio Station is owned by the United Church of Zambia Lusaka Presbytery.

The station was officially launched in August 2015 by the first Republican President,

Dr. Kenneth David Kaunda and its mission is to proclaim the gospel of Jesus to the community.

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