Man Burnt To Death In Lagos As Fire Guts 25-Room Building
A 50-year-old man, name yet-to-be-identified was burnt to death after fire gutted a 25-room building in Lago State.
The incident happened on Sunday, October 2 at 48, jagunmolu street, Bariga area where the building is located.
The Director of the Lagos State Fire Service, Mrs Margaret Adeseye comfirmed the incident.
She said the agency received a distress call around 3:19am and firemen were immediately dispatched to the location. She also said they received a fire call around 12:31am, at 19, Apata Street, Shomolu.
“The Shomolu incident involved four rooms and three shops in a bungalow building consisting of eight rooms and four shops while the Bariga fire involved 10 rooms in a bungalow building consisting of 25 rooms and 18 shops.”
“Preliminary investigation revealed negligence as the undercurrent cause of both fires which led to electrical surge as reported shock was witnessed at Shomolu before the arrival of the firefighters” she said
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