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Lagos foam factory gutted by fire

21 August 2015, 10:04

Abuja - A foam factory in Kirikiri Town, Lagos was on Thursday gutted by a blaze that caused widespread damage, PUNCH has reported.

The inferno, alleged to have been caused by a power surge, destroyed raw materials and machines at the Sarah Foam Factory on Thursday morning.

Also read: Fire guts INEC office in Obingwa LGA of Abia

Despite efforts by workers to contain the fire, emergency services were called to the scene only 30 minutes after the fire initially broke out.

Firefighters fought tirelessly before the blaze was finally quelled at around 2pm, 4 hours after it had started.

No casualties have been reported in the incident.

Read more at PUNCH

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