fire incident; seven rescued as fire guts WAEC headquarters in Lagos


Seven persons have been rescued on Wednesday following a fire incident at the headquarters of the West African Examination (WAEC) in Lagos State.

According to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) the fire started on the 3rd floor of the 12-storey building due to a power surge.

The agency added that a total of seven female staff of the Corporation were trapped on the 5th and 7th floors and were safely evacuated.

Also, the fire has been put off and dampening down concluded.

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