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Another Lagos fire destroys buildings, shanties in Ebute Metta [Video]

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Another Lagos fire destroys buildings, shanties in Ebute Metta [Video]

No fewer than five buildings and scores of shanties have been burnt by another fire outbreak on Friday at Jebba, by Okobaba Street, Ebute Metta, in Lagos Mainland.

This is coming just three days after fire razed multi-storey buildings in different parts of Lagos Island on Tuesday.

The Punch reports that the fire started in one building but spread to other buildings and shanties in the area, even as attempts were made by firefighters to douse the fire.

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When the fire started, residents of the area trooped out in their hundreds to put the fire out.

Over 20 minutes after first filing this report, firefighters arrived the scene of the fire outbreak at Jebba by Okobaba street, Ebute Metta.

However, as of 2.10 p.m., efforts to douse the fire had yielded no results.

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Meanwhile, residents of the area have started evacuating their properties.

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As of 2.15 p.m the crowd at the scene of the burning building had increased.

 

See video:

Source: Twitter

 

 

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