The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service on Wednesday said that there was a fire incident at one of the Zenith Bank PLC branches on Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, adding that the agency also put out a warehouse inferno at 1, Olabisi Close, Mende – Maryland.
The agency made this known in a statement signed by its Director, Adeseye Margaret, shared on its Facebook page.
The statement read, “The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service has attended to a Fire outbreak at one of the Zenith Bank PLC branches on Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.
“On arrival at the scene which was reported at 07:25 hours, it was discovered that a room on the ground floor of a four storey building housing the alternative power source inverter panels and batteries was on flame and subsequently doused before it could spread and cause any meaningful damage.
“This was just as the agency, overnight put out a warehouse inferno at 1, Olabisi Close, Mende – Maryland, Lagos.
“The warehouse which measured about 2000 square feet. However, it spread to the fourth floor in an unusual pattern leaving the first to third floor unaffected.
“The building which housed both commercial and residential floors has the ground floor as commercial storage of clothing materials was engulfed in the ensuing fore with residential accommodation on the first to the fourth floors.
“Officers of the Federal Fire Service, the Nigerian Police, LASAMBUS and LASEMA all worked together in the Maryland Fire with investigation ongoing to unravel the cause of both fires.
“Meanwhile, there was no record of death or injury at both scenes of the incidents which were just two out of the 11 emergencies attended by the agency in the last 24 hours.”