Two yet-to-be-identified persons have lost their lives earlier this morning during the fire incident that razed some parts of the Egbe-Idimu Local Council Development Area of Lagos State.
Another yet-to-be-identified victim, who sustained severe burns, has been taken to the Igando General Hospital, where doctors are reportedly battling to save his life.
According to Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Nosa Okunbor, in an updated reaction to the fire incident said, “Two people were burnt to death, and another victim who sustained 70 degree burns has been taken to Igando General Hospital for treatment.
He said what was gathered from bystanders was that the victims were performing spiritual cleansing when the fire met them there and burnt them.
Upon sighting the fire, the pastor conducting the spiritual cleansing ran away and abandoned the victims.
He has however made it known that rescue and recovery operations is ongoing,