Fire guts Lagos building, drunk driver clashed into truck

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A twin -duplex caught fire on Thursday on Femi Ayantuga Street , off Adelabu Street in the Surulere area of Lagos State .

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency spokesperson, Nosa Okunbor , opened up in a statement that the cause of the inferno had yet to be ascertained , adding that there was no loss of life .

The spokesman further affirmed that emergency responders, including the LASEMA response team , Lagos State Fire Service , Federal Fire Service and personnel of the Nigeria Police Force were on the ground to extinguish the fire .

He said , “Preliminary report on the fire outbreak at a twin – duplex on 39 A and 39 B Femi Ayantuga Street , off Adelabu Street, Surulere , had it that the detached twin -duplex was gutted by fire. The cause could not be ascertained as it emanated from 39 A .

“However , no loss of life and injury was recorded at the scene of the incident . The LRT , the LRU , Lagos State and federal fire personnel as well as officers of the Nigeria Police Force were responders at the scene of the incident in a joint effort to curtail the spread of the fire to adjoining buildings . The operation is ongoing .”

It was also gathered in another scene were a yet – to-be -identified motorist was rescued after his vehicle rammed into a moving truck in the Mile 2 area of the state .

Okunbor staged his assumption by saying that the victim might have been driving under the influence of alcohol when the crash occurred , adding that he was rushed to hospital for treatment .

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He stated , “Similarly , in an overnight operation , LASEMA rescued a suspected drunken lone driver of a Toyota Camry car with number plate KSF 111 FA, when he lost control while on motion and rammed into a moving truck from behind at Sanya bus stop inward Mile 2 .

“The vehicles were evacuated from the road with the agency ’s heavy-duty equipment and were handed over to the Nigeria Police Force , Festac Division .

“Further investigation also revealed that the occupant of the vehicle, who was alone in the car , might have been driving under the influence of alcohol as a can of beer was found inside the car .

“ In addition , the victim was handed over to a nearby hospital for medical care . The LRT, LASAMBUS , and Nigeria Police were all responders at the scene. The operation has been concluded .”

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