BREAKING: Tears as Fire Razes Lagos Building, Video Emerges

BREAKING: Tears as Fire Razes Lagos Building, Video Emerges

  • A one-storey building in Lagos has been caught by fire, burning like wildlife in a trending video
  • The fire was seen burning the upper floor of the building, and there seemed to be no help to quench the fire in view
  • Some Nigerians have taken to the comment section of the video to share their concerns about the incident

A trending video has shown the moment fire caught a one-storey building in Lagos state on Monday, March 4.

The video of the incident was shared on X (formerly Twitter) by ChuksEricE, where the fire was seen burning on the upper floor of the building.

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Fire breaks out at Laggos building Photo Credit: Babajide Sanwo-Olu, @ChuksEricE
Source: Twitter

As of the time of writing this report, emergency was yet to arrive at the scene while the inferno had continued to rage.

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The development comes about a month after a similar incident happened at the popular Mandalas Building on Broad Street in the state's Lagos Island local government area.

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What Nigerians say about Lagos fire incident

Many Nigerians expressed sympathy for the fire incident in the video's comment section. Belo are some of their reactions:

A user, Tlagrules1, said he was tired of reading bad news about Nigeria on social media. He said:

"I need to get off the internet for a while, every day it's always bad news, not a single break."

Moses lamented that the current economy did not support house burning. He said:

"For this kind economy, house dey burn."

Another user with the handle Good_citizins tweeted:

"A situation like this will tell how bad our country is. Too many things kpai Nigerians. No emergency response team."

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Okere Onyinyechi expressed shock about the incident. She wrote:

"Oh my God"

Marcel Eze suspected the fire could have broken out from the gas. He suggested:

"Make dem make kerosene cheap, abeg."

Below is the tweet:

Fire incident: Father Mbaka sympathises with EFCC earlier reported that Reverent Father Ejike Mbaka, the leader of the Adoration Ministry, Enugu, sympathised with the EFCC over the recent fire incident at the commission office in Enugu.

During his visit to the facility, the Mbaka prayed that the hand and protection of God would not desert all members of the staff of the anti-graft agency.

ACE I Aliyu Nuhu Naibi, the commander of the EFCC command, who received Mbaka, said the commission had digitalized all its operations.


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