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JUST IN: Alagbon Lagos electricity substation gutted by fire (photos)

JUST IN: Alagbon Lagos electricity substation gutted by fire (photos)

In the early hours of Thursday, May 3, the Alagbon Injection Station in Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi, was said to have been gutted by fire.

Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) said the fire started around 5am, Premium Times reports.

Legit.ng notes that Godwin Idiemudia, the public relation officer of Eko Disco, said the outbreak occurred after a bang was heard.

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Emergency officials were said to have been alerted to control the fire.

JUST IN: Alagbon Lagos electricity substation gutted by fire

Alagbon Lagos electricity substation engulfed in fire on Thursday, May 3. (Photo credit: Twitter, @NaijaVirals)

JUST IN: Alagbon Lagos electricity substation gutted by fire

Alagbon Lagos electricity substation was gutted by fire. (Photo credit: Twitter, @NaijaVirals)

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the National Emergency Management Agency's (NEMA) warehouse at Ikeja in Lagos, was on Saturday, April 21, gutted by fire.

The southwest zonal spokesman for the agency, Farinloye Ibrahim, confirmed the incident to newsmen, stressing that the warehouse was being used to keep relief materials.

The spokesman said: “We don’t have many materials in the warehouse as at the time of the fire incident. We have few mattresses, foams and other few facilities. The fire started at about 8.30 am."

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Also reported by Legit.ng was that a raging inferno on the night of Thursday, February 1, razed over 600 shops at the old market in Bida, headquarters of Bida local government area of Niger state.

The fire, which started at about 8.30pm, was said to have destroyed goods and other property in the old market.

Witnesses said firemen from the Bida Fire Service and Federal Polytechnic Fire Service could not access the burnt section of the market as some shops were still in flames.

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