The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service has stopped a fire outbreak at one of the Zenith Bank PLC branches on Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.
According to a statement by Adeseye Margaret of the Agency, “On arrival at the scene which was reported at 07:25 hours, it was discovered that a room on the ground floor of a four storey building housing the alternative power source inverter panels and batteries was on flame and subsequently doused before it could spread and cause any meaningful damage”.
Earlier, fire officers had battled overnight to put out a warehouse inferno at 1, Olabisi Close, Mende – Maryland, Lagos
The warehouse which measured about 2000 square feet had the fire starting from the ground floor. The fire however spread to the fourth floor in an unusual pattern leaving the first to third floor unaffected.
“The building which housed both commercial and residential floors has the ground floor as commercial storage of clothing materials engulfed in the ensuing fire with residential accommodation on the first to the fourth floors.
“Officers of the Lagos State and Federal Fire Service, the Nigerian Police, LASAMBUS and LASEMA all worked together in putting out the Maryland Fire.
“Meanwhile, there was no record of death or injury at both scenes of the incidents which were just two out of the 11 emergencies attended by the Agency in the last 24 hours,” the statement said.