Fire Kills 3 Youngsters In Lagos – A mysterious fire outbreak at the weekend killed three young children of the exact same parents, even as it razed their apartment in Egbeda-Akowonjo location of Lagos State.
Our correspondents gathered that the inferno, which was brought on by a burning candle, occurred about 10 pm at No 20, Fakoya Street, Vulcaniser Bus Cease, Egbeda Akowonjo on Saturday night.
The 3 little ones, identified as Ifeoma, 9 Emeka, 7 and Udeoma all lost their lives.
Confirming the tragic incident, the director of Lagos State Fire Service, Razak Fadipe, stated the fire outbreak occurred when the father of the young children went out to check his wife, the mother of the children, in the hospital, where she had just provided birth to their fourth youngster.
Fadipe added that the fire service was not informed about the fire outbreak on time and could not put out the fire.
The fire service boss, who urged men and women to cease the use of candle in their property to avert fire disasters.
He mentioned, “We got a distress contact and when we got there, we found that it was a creating that was on fire. The developing is located at No 20, Fakoya Street, Vulcaniser Bus Quit, Egbeda Akowonjo, a suburb of Lagos.”
According to him, the charred bodies of the young children had been removed to a mortuary by the police from Shasha division.