February 27, 2024

An hazardous fire engulfed a 25-room building in Lagos State killing a yet to be dentified 50-year-old man at 48,Jagunmolu street, Bariga of Lagos State.

The man was said to have been trapped in the building when the fire broke out on the 25-room-property around 3 am, affecting 10 of the rooms.The Director, Lagos State Fire Service, Margaret Adeseye who confirmed the incident said the agency received a distress call around 3:19 am and firemen were immediately dispatched to the location

“The Shomolu incident involved four rooms and three shops in a bungalow building consisting of eight rooms and four shops while the Bariga fire involved 10 rooms in a bungalow building consisting of 25 rooms and 18 shops.“Preliminary investigation revealed negligence as the undercurrent cause of both fires which led to electrical surge as reported shock was witnessed at Shomolu before the arrival of the firefighters”

Marvelous Ogidi

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