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Plaza Building in Marina, Lagos, Engulfed in Flames

October 27, 2012

A late night fire of unknown origin was reported at a plaza housing several bank branches including the United bank of Africa (UBA) and Union Bank on Breadfruit Street in Marina area of the Central Business District in Lagos.
 At the time of this writing, fire service personnel were at the scene.

A late night fire of unknown origin was reported at a plaza housing several bank branches including the United bank of Africa (UBA) and Union Bank on Breadfruit Street in Marina area of the Central Business District in Lagos.
 At the time of this writing, fire service personnel were at the scene.


Witnesses say the fire fighters were ill-equipped to tackle the blaze that was burning the sixth floor and up.
Saharareporters cannot confirm from emergency personnel what caused the fire.  
There is also no report on possible casualties. Nigerians have been on holiday in the past two days to celebrate the Muslim festival called Sallah.