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Policeman Killed In Lagos Fire Outbreak

The front section of a six- storey building gutted by fire on Tuesday in Lagos Island collapsed and killed a policeman at the scene. 

Part of the six- storey building located at 43 Martins Street, Lagos Island, collapsed around 8.30 pm on Tuesday as firemen intensified efforts to extinguish the inferno.

NAN reports that part of the burning building collapsed on the policeman, severely injuring him while he had been controlling the surging crowd .

Confirming the death, Mr. Olanrewaju Elegushi , Special Adviser to Governor Babajide Sanwo -Olu on Lagos Central Business District , told NAN that the policeman died in hospital following injuries sustained in the building collapse.

 

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