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Many Dead As Fire Guts A Building On Adeola Odeku Street At Victoria Island In Lagos [Video]

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Many people are feared dead as fire razed a building on Adeola Odeku street at Victoria Island in Lagos State.

Many Dead As Fire Guts A Building On Adeola Odeku Street At Victoria Island In Lagos [Video]

Fire Razed Lagos Building

It was gathered that the fire was caused by a generator explosion which occurred in the early hours of Tuesday.

Eyewitnesses said a car with three passengers, parked near the building where the explosion happened, caught fire and claimed more than six persons’ lives.

The explosion also affected vehicles and other buildings around the premises.

A car belonging to Rapid Response Squad (RRS) was also brunt outside the building.

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The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) said nine persons, all male adults, suffered burns and injuries and were taken to an undisclosed hospital.

“Investigation gathered at the scene revealed the fire emanated from the generator house,” LASEMA said.

First responders including officials of LASEMA, Lagos Fire Service and Rescue, amongst others prevented the fire from spreading.

The agency also said the dampening down of the incident scene is ongoing.

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This comes a few days after many people were trapped in a fire outbreak at the West Africa Examinations Council (WAEC) national office in Yaba area of Lagos.

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