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Fire guts building in Lagos

CITIZENS COMPASS- ITEMS like stocks towels, bed spread and tape rules worth Millions of Naira were on Monday, destroyed in Lagos when fire gutted a three-storey building at 34, Idumagbo Avenue, Obun Eko.

Adeseye Margaret, the Director, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service said the fire fighters successfully put out the fire and prevented it from escalating.

She said the incident occurred at about 12.31pm.

According to her, “The Fire which was alerted at 12:31 hours Monday saw Ebute Elefun and Oniru Fire Stations mobilized to stop the raging Fire at a three storey-penthouse building.

“The Fire which happened at a warehouse on the 3rd floor of the building stocks towels, bed spread, tape rules among others with a commercial bank on the ground floor.

“The Lagos Firefighters being complimented with sister agencies have been able to subdued the Fire to the 3rd floor and the penthouse it had spread to while saving the bank and other floors as well as adjoining structures.

“There has been no reported case of injury nor death as investigation into the cause will ensued immediately ongoing damping down is completed.’

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