17 injured in Lagos fire – LASEMA


The Director General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, has confirmed that 17 people sustained injuries, including a pregnant woman and firefighter at another inferno in Lagos.

Mr Oke-Osanyintolu made the disclosure in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at the Martins fire outbreak scene at about 9:30 p.m. in Lagos on Wednesday.

According to him, “17 people sustained injuries, 15 were treated at the scene and discharged, while the remaining two, a pregnant woman and a firefighter had been hospitalised.”

He said that the pregnant woman’s injury was as a result of shock she experienced and the Lagos State Fire Service Staff (firefighter) sustained injuries in one of the collapsed building.

“A total of nine buildings were…



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