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7-year-old boy dies in Lagos fire accident

The director also said that the service had put out another fire incident at the Leisure Mall on Adeniran Ogunsanya Street, Surulere, Lagos.

• February 16, 2023
Fire outbreak used to illustrate this story
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The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service has recovered the body of a seven-year-old boy who died in a fire incident on Thursday in Ketu area of Lagos.

The director of the service, Margaret Adeseye, said in a statement that the fire engulfed two bungalows at No. 19, Adekanbi Street, off Alli Street, Mile 12, Ketu, Lagos.

“Due to delay in distress call, the raging fire caused severe damage to the buildings and a male child of about seven years was recovered from the building.

“The male child suspectedly died before the spread of the fire was confined and eventually subdued,” she said.

She said that the fire, which was reported at 2:41 p.m. was extinguished by the firemen from Sari-Iganmu and Ajegunle fire service stations.


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