In the late afternoon of October 4, 2014, Standard Bank’s Lilongwe branch was affected by a fire.
The bank wishes to inform its customers and other concerned stakeholders that situation following the fire is now under control.
Standard Bank has established that all members of staff are safe and accounted for. During the fire, there was no one inside the side of the building affected by the fire.
All key players such as the Fire Department of Lilongwe City Assembly, Police and Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (Escom) are on site to attend to the incident.
In due course, Standard Bank will update the public, and all concerned stakeholders on any further information regarding this incident.
Together with authorities, we are working hard to establish the cause of the accident and will issue a public statement as and when all facts of the matter are determined.
The bank sincerely apologizes to customers for the inconvenience that this incident may cause. We shall endeavor to provide updates on the matter as and when information is verified and made available.