Fire guts private estate in Lagos 

... no life lost- Fire service


CITIZENS COMPASS – AN outbreak of fire was on Sunday evening recorded at  a private estate in the Ikate area of Lekki, Lagos State. 

This was confirmed by the Director, Lagos Fire and Rescue Service, Adeseye Margaret, on August 7, 2023. 

She said the prompt arrival of the fire fighters prevented the fire from escalating. 

Also, she said there were no casualties or fatalities during the incident. 

Adeseye said the Agency received a distress call at about 17:34 hours and activated its rescue team to the scene. 

In her updates about the incident, she said, ” Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service has on Sunday evening timely extinguished a Fire that ensued at a private estate in the Ikate area of Lekki, Lagos. 

” The distress call was received at 17:34 hours and was attended to by the Oba Oniru Fire Station of the agency ,who on arrival discovered the Fire from a room used as a store on the upper floor of a residential building on 1, Ayo Makun Street,  Richmond Gate Estate, Ikate, Lekki, Lagos. 

“The Fire which was met well alight with smoke billowing the sky before it was confined and put out from causing further damage to the property and adjoining structures in the estate. 

” The incident which did not record neither injury nor death has its cause yet unknown as investigation continues while operations have been concluded at 19:45 hours.” 


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