Lagos Fire outbreak: Three-storey building in the Mushin area of Lagos opposite Alakara police station gut fire, after a petrol-laden tanker, exploded at a nearby filling station.
This happened at about 1 AM in the morning with no lives lost.
Sources reported that the tanker was offloading fuel at the early hours of the morning when it suddenly caught fire and spread to the residential building.
The Lagos Territorial Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency, Ibrahim Farinloye however confirmed that no life was lost.
“No life was lost and no one injured. Containment of the fire has been very successful. An effort is ongoing to salvage the three-storey building from being totally consumed. Few items were saved.” He said.
The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service said the agency has mobilised its officials to the scene of the incident to help in salvaging the incident and quench the fire outbreak.
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