Lagos investigates 10-storey warehouse fire

The governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Sunday said investigation has begun into the case of the fire at Mandilas Building, Broad Street.

He disclosed that the fire started from the 1st floor and got to the fourth floor.

Sanwo-Olu on his Facebook handle called for calm as the state fire services are actively engaged to curtail the fire.

He wrote,” I would like to provide an update as relayed by our on-ground teams regarding the warehouse fire at Mandilas Building, Broad Street, Lagos Island.

“The fire originated on the 1st floor and got to the 4th. Currently, our brave teams from Ebute Elefun and Sari Iganmu Fire Stations are actively engaged in firefighting operations.

“The cause is yet to be determined, but investigations are underway. Fortunately, no casualties have been reported.

“I’d like to urge everyone to remain calm as all of our first responders are working hard to bring the situation to a complete halt.

“I salute our incredible firefighting teams and other first responders, including security personnel. Your dedication is unmatched as you face this challenge head-on.”


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