Two suffer burns in Lagos fire


CITIZENS COMPASS —Two male adults have suffered varying degrees of burns on Tuesday, September 19, 2023, when fire gulped a shanty storey building at Victory Bay, Ikota Housing Estate, Ajah, Lagos. 

The victims were said to have suffered varying degrees of injuries before the arrival of sympathisers. 

They were rescued by the men of Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service in the early morning inferno at about 04:10 hours. 

According to the Director of the Fire service, Margaret Adeseye in her updates, the shanties consists of four rooms on each floor of the building. 

She said, “Emergency alert  was received at 04:10 hours, Tuesday. The incident  involved a shanty storey building consisting of 4 rooms on each floor within the precinct of the estate. 

” On arrival of the Lekki Phase II Fire crew of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, the victims  were rescued alive with varying degrees of burns with the support of communal sympathizers.  

” The victims were attended to by the Lagos State Ambulance Service before taken to hospital for further treatment to bring Fire fighting operations to conclusion.” 


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