At least six people were reportedly killed while nine others were injured in a fire that broke out in a bank at the Adeola Odeku area of Victoria Island, Lagos on Tuesday.
Footage shows a car burned at the scene while the fire aftermath was also seen on the sidewalk and the bank’s building.
An eyewitness told Ruptly, that the reason behind the fire was a failed attempt to fix a diesel tanker of an electrical burner, located beside the bank building.
According to local news reports, firefighters were able to contain the fire, preventing it from burning down the entire building. The Lagos Fire and Rescue Service is still investigating the incident.