The agency received distress calls to the 767/112 and responded to a report on the above. Upon arrival at the scene of incident, it was discovered that a mattress shop was the initial source of the fire.
A joint team of responders led by the Agency DG/CEO, Nigeria Police, LASG fire, LRU fire, LNSC worked together to curtail the inferno from escalating to more adjoining buildings. Having successfully done so, the enumeration of affected buildings is as follows:
A single storey building with 6 rooms and 4 shops, 5 bungalows with 26 shops; a bungalow with 3 bed room flat.
Dampening of the entire area is ongoing while the agency’s heavy duty equipment are enroute to prevent any secondary damage.
The investigation is ongoing to determine the root cause.
Updates to follow
Dr Olufemi Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu