Photos Of Massive Fire Which Swept Through Oko-Baba Sawmill In Lagos

Oko-Baba Sawmill fire

Residents making an attempt to place out the hearth

A report by PM Information has proven {that a} huge hearth has swept via the favored Oko-Baba Sawmill, a slum in Ebute Meta space of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

A number of shanties are up in flames as residents run helter and skelter making an attempt to salvage their belongings.

Thick smokes invade the ambiance, accompany with balls of fireside hungrily devouring its preys.

Locals are seen making an attempt to place out the hearth with bales of water, as officers of the Lagos State Fire Service and different emergency responders are but to hit the scene.

Oko-Baba Sawmill fire

The fireplace did loads of harm

PM Information photo-journalist, Efunla Ayodele who was on the scene stated emergency responders weren’t on website.

‘The fireplace is so huge and individuals are making an attempt to place it out with water in plastic buckets,”
he says.

Large crowd has gained entry to the scene and kinds the colony of onlookers.

An unanimous sympathizer raises the alarm, calling for extra arms to forestall the hearth from spreading to different areas.

Oko-Baba Sawmill fire

Nosa Okunbor, State’s emergency spokesman says the hearth begins from Kano Avenue within the space, confirming that  a number of shanties have been razed, and that the reason for the hearth can’t be ascertained.

“Nonetheless, the depth of the hearth has unfold to the adjoining buildings. No lack of life nor harm sustained however properties price fortune had been destroyed.

“LRT, LASG hearth, Yaba LEMC and Police are responders on the scene of incident working collectively to curtail the unfold of the hearth. Operation ongoing,” he provides.


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