One Perish In Lagos House Fire

One individual, identified as a male adult, was trapped in the incident and is said to have lost his life.

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There was a fire outbreak on Monday morning at a building located at number 49, Ogunjebe Street, Adealu Bus Stop, Dopemu-Agege, area of Lagos State.

The devastating fire affected the upper floor of a four-flat, two-bedroom building.

One individual, identified as a male adult, was trapped in the incident and is said to have lost his life.

Confirming the incident, the Director of Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Margaret Adeseye, said: “We received a distress call at about 04:56hrs of a fire outbreak at 49 Ogunjebe Street, Adealu Bus Stop, Dopemu-Agege, Lagos. It is a Fire met well alight on the upper floor of a storey building consisting of four flats of two bedrooms used as residents. The Fire was however confined to the rear flat on the upper floor where it emanated before eventually being put out.

“The building is a two-bedroom flat with household contents in it, and one male adult was recovered (suspected dead).”

“The supposed cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained as fire fighting operation has been concluded while the investigation is ongoing to unravel the cause of the fire.”
 

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