Sunday, May 19, 2024
Google search engine
HomeGeneralFire: 1 body recovered, 7 injured, 4 arrested after Lagos inferno

Fire: 1 body recovered, 7 injured, 4 arrested after Lagos inferno

Fire: 1 body recovered, 7 injured, 4 arrested after Lagos inferno

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says one body was recovered and seven persons were injured in the fire that engulfed Balogun Market in Lagos.

Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, Lagos Territorial Coordinator, NEMA, who confirmed the incident in Lagos, said that four persons were arrested for stealing valuables from shops.

The Director of Lagos Fire and Rescue Services, Margaret Adeseye, said, however, that the fire was under control.

Adeseye said that the fire started from the topmost floor of a five-storey building.

She said the cause of the fire incident which started in the early hours of Tuesday, is still unknown.

Emergency responders at the scene of the fire included officials from NEMA, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Fire Service and the Nigerian Police.

RELATED ARTICLES

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisment -
Google search engine

Most Popular

Recent Comments