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26 Aug 2020 | 10:58 AM UTC

Nigeria: Ongoing fire reported in multiple commercial buildings on Victoria Island, Lagos, August 26

Nigeria News Alert

Fire reported in multiple commercial properties on Victoria Island, Lagos, on August 26; avoid the area

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/26/2020, 12:00 AM until 8/29/2020, 11:59 PM (Africa/Lagos). COUNTRY/REGION Victoria Island, Lagos


Local sources report an ongoing structure fire as of 1020hrs (local time) on Wednesday, August 26, at Adetokunbo Ademola Street on Victoria Island, Lagos. The fire reportedly began at a property owned by a commercial bank and has since spread to adjacent buildings. The cause of the fire is currently unclear.

Localized disruptions are likely in the area in the near term amid the ongoing emergency response operations.


Those on Victoria Island are advised to monitor the situation, avoid the area of the incident, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.


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