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Fire razes three duplexes in Lagos


Fire on Friday night gutted three duplexes in Gowon Estate, Federal Housing Authority, Egbeda, Lagos. 

According to News Agency of Nigeria reports, no casualty was recorded. The fire was first noticed at 7.15 pm in one of the duplexes before spreading to others.

The arrival and efforts of a combined team of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency and State Fire Service officials at the scene helped put out the fire.

 Some of the residents commended the early arrival of the LASEMA personnel, saying that they got to the scene 30 minutes after being called.

“They came with five trucks, all with sufficient water that tackled the inferno before it was finally put out,’’ the Community Development Association Chairman, Mr Nathanel Okoro, said.

 He also praised the DPO of the Gowon Estate Police Station, Mr Adeniyi Adedeji, for personally leading his team to the scene to provide security.

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