The Permanent Secretary of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said fire has gutted a residential building on Ilabere Road in the Ikoyi area of Lagos State early Wednesday. 

In a statement on Wednesday, Osanyintolu stated that officials of the LASEMA response team were deployed to the scene of the fire incident as soon as it was reported. 

He  added that LASEMA was working with personnel of the Lagos State Fire Service to prevent the fire from spreading to adjoining buildings. 

 “The agency has activated its response plan to the above location. A combined team of agency LRT and the Lagos State Fire Service are taking immediate action to quell the residential fire which appears to be spreading rapidly to adjoining properties,” the statement read. 

There has been no report of any casualty to the fire at the time of filing this report. 

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