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BREAKING: Two rescued as fire guts Lekki shanty

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Two male adults were rescued from a fire outbreak at Victory Bay, Ikota Housing Estate, Ajah, Lagos.

According to an eyewitness, the incident occurred at about 3.30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 19, 2023.

Director, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Mrs. Margaret Adeseye, who confirmed the incident, said the situation had been put under control as the fire had been put out at press time, 9am.

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According to Adeseye, “Emergency alert was received at 04:10 hours, Tuesday. The incident involved a shanty storey building consisting of four rooms on each floor within the precinct of the estate.

“On arrival of the Lekki Phase II Fire crew of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, the victims were rescued alive with varying degrees of burns with the support of community members.”


The victims were subsequently, attended to by the Lagos State Ambulance Service before taken to hospital for further treatment.

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