On Monday, the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service put out a roaring fire that had burned many structures worth millions of naira and gutted some areas of the Airport Hotel, Ikeja, on Obafemi Awolowo Street, Lagos.
The popular hotel’s staff and guests responded to the fire, which broke out about noon, by frantically trying to put it out while guests and lodgers fled for safety.
Six of the bungalow’s 11 rooms were seriously damaged by the blaze.
According to Director, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Margaret Adeseye, “upon arrival at the scene the ranging fire was stopped from causing further damage beyond the affected six rooms before the fire was eventually put out, saving adjoining structures and the veteran hotel.
“While the cause of the Fire is been investigated, there was however, no record of casualty in the unfortunate incident. The building affected is actually a staff quarters,” Adeseye stated.
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