2 rescued as building collapses after fire in Lagos

Posted by News Express | 15 November 2019 | 378 times

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• The collapsed building in Lagos

A one-storey building has collapsed at Tejuosho area of Yaba, Lagos, South-West Nigeria, after fire razed the structure.

Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, PM News reports, who at the scene of incident, stated that it was discovered that a storey building was gutted by fire as a result of power surge from one of the rooms before escalating to other parts of the building.

He said the intensity of the fire had caused physical cracks and collapse of the building, adding that there was no loss of life but that two male adult sustained injuries.

“Rescue operation ongoing as the LASEMA Response Team, LRT, alongside Federal Fire Service and LASG fire are on ground to curtail the inferno from further escalation to other buildings. Rescue operation ongoing,” he said.

 


Source: News Express

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