Tuesday, 18 June 2013
Forty Persons Injured In Lagos Fire Cracker Warehouse Inferno
A fire cracker warehouse today sparked a major fire outbreak in the Jankara area of Lagos.
The massive fire gutted eight houses and injured forty people according to Ibrahim Farinloye, the National Emergency Management Agency spokesperson in Lagos.
Explosions from the "knockouts" caused panic amongst residents of the area.
NEMA said the army, navy and airforce joined in putting out the fire by midday.
One person reported dead from the fire.