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Properties destroyed as fire guts foam market in Lagos

Properties worth millions of Naira have been lost after fire gutted a section of the popular foam market in Mushin, Lagos state today August 1. Men of the Lagos state fire service are on ground to put out the fire. Watch the video below

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NNPC petrol station in Lagos gutted by fire (video)

NNPC petrol station in Lagos gutted by fire (video)
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The NNPC fuel station on College road, Ogba in Lagos state, is currently on fire.

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Some houses close to the fuel station are said to have been affected. The cause of the fire outbreak is yet to be ascertained.

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NNPC petrol station in Lagos gutted by fire (video)

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Fire razes 23 shops in Kwara market

Fire razes 23 shops in Kwara market

About 23 shops and goods believed to worth millions of Naira were destroyed in a fire incident yesterday March 17 at Owode market in Offa, Kwara State.

The fire reportedly started by 1a.m, however the arrival of firefighters prevented the inferno from spreading to other shops and houses in the vicinity.

The Head, Media and Publicity of the Kwara State Fire Service, Hassan Hakeem Adekunle who confirmed the incident said it is suspected an electric spark caused the incident. 

He said; 

“If not because of the quick intervention of the Fire Brigade, the disaster would have been greater. About 23 shops were affected due to the little delay in reaching out to the Fire Brigade. “The cause of the inferno was suspected to be an electric spark, even though the intelligent team of the state Fire Brigade is still working on that to unravel and ascertain the actual cause or causes of the fire outbreak.”

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Fire razes Tejuosho market in Lagos (video)

Fire razes Tejuosho market in Lagos (video)

A fire outbreak occurred today November 14, at Tejuosho market in Yaba area of Lagos. 

Though what led to the fire and loss recorded is still unclear at the time of filing this report, it was however gathered that only a section of the popular Lagos market is on fire. 

Here is a video from the scene of the incident; 

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Photos/Video: Fire outbreak at popular market in Delta

Photos/Video: Fire outbreak at popular market in Delta

Some traders at the popular Otowodo market in Ughelli, Delta state are currently counting their losses after a fire outbreak at the market yesterday October 20th.

The cause of the fire is yet unknown.

The fire has since been put out by youths residing in the area.

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Sad photo of another young man standing dejectedly outside his shop razed in Onitsha tanker explosion

 Sad photo of another young man standing dejectedly outside his shop razed in Onitsha tanker explosion

A young man is pictured standing outside his shop totally razed in Wednesday fire accident in Onitsha.

The accident occurred when a tanker laden with petroleum products, fell into a ditch and spilled its contents. A ball of fire resulted from this incident and quickly spread.

The fire razed structures, including shops, on Upper Iweka Road, Onitsha and at Ochanja market.

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Onitsha Inferno: Woman burnt to death along with her child identified as ‘Ifeoma Nwoye’

Onitsha Inferno: Woman burnt to death along with her child identified as

The woman burnt to death along with her child in Wednesday fire accident in Onitsha, has been identified as Ifeoma Nwoye from Umuife village in Urum community, Awka-North Local Government Area of Anambra State.

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Many escape death as fuel tanker goes up in flames at Oghara

OGHARA—SCORES of persons, Tuesday night, escaped death at one of the tank farms in Oghara, Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State.

Scene of the explosion.

It was gathered that one of the tankers filled with fuel burst into flames as people scampered to safety while the inferno lasted.

One person, who was reported to have sustained burns from the incident, is said to be receiving attention at Delta State University Teaching Hospital, DELSUTH, Oghara.

Though detail of what led to the inferno could not be confirmed, an eye witness,who spoke to Vanguard, said the truck had finished loading fuel and was exiting the premises when the driver apparently lost control.

The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said: “When the driver lost control, there was a spark from the tanker bucket, which resulted to the fire that engulfed the tanker.

“It took the intervention of fire fighters from Pan-Ocean, Ovade to subdue the fire.”