Lagos Island Fire: Burnt building collapses on policeman

November 6, 2019
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The front section of the six-storey building that went up in flames on Tuesday in Lagos Island has collapsed, killing a policeman.

Two buildings were gutted by fire at different locations in Lagos Island that day, destroying goods and property worth millions of naira.

A section  of the burnt six-storey building located at 43 Martins Street, Lagos Island, collapsed around 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday as firemen made efforts at extinguishing the fire.

Unfortunately, the policeman, controlling the crowd, was injured by the crash.

Olanrewaju Elegushi, Special Adviser to Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Lagos Central Business District, said the policeman died in hospital following injuries sustained in the building collapse

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