Another fire razes a building on Lagos Island

In News 2020-01-29 11:35:31
Another fire razes a building on Lagos Island
Another fire razes a building on Lagos Island

A four storey building at Martins Street on Lagos Island has been gutted by fire.

 

The Director General and Chief Executive Officer of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Olufemi Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday.

 

He said the fire has spread to seven other buildings with one collapsing.

 

The fire was identified as resulting from fuel that was improperly stored.  

 

The fire is now being contained by Emergency responders including the Lagos State Fire Service, the Federal Fire Service and Fire Service of the Nigeria Ports Authority.

 

The LASEMA Chief also says all responders are on ground and progress is being made. The public is urged to keep calm as further updates will be provided.