Tragedy struck on Sunday as a storey building on Clem road, close to Immaculate College in Lagos state went up in flames.
Eye9ja reports that the fire incident started in the evening hours of Sunday at about 5:00 pm, Sunday evening.
As at the time of this report, officials of the Lagos state fire service were yet to arrive the scene as residents in the area scampered for safety.
While reacting to the fire outbreak, the Acting Director of Lagos State Fire Service, Mrs Margaret Adeseye confirmed the outbreak, adding that firefighters have been notified and were on the way to the site.
Residents said the cause of the inferno is still unknown.
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JUST IN: Building on fire in Lagos _ A one-storey building on Clem road, close to Immaculate College, in Lagos in on fire. The fire started a few minutes ago. Residents said the cause of the inferno is still unknown. The Acting Director of Lagos State Fire Service Mrs. Margaret Adeseye, confirmed the outbreak to our correspondent. She said fire fighters have been notified and were on the way to the site