Tragedy occurred in the early hours of Wednesday in Surulere area of Lagos, southwest Nigeria, when fire burnt to death an entire family.



AirwavesReport learnt that the inferno killed a grandmother, father, mother, two children, and another two inside the toilet

“It was an unfortunate incident, it was a very sad day in this area, a whole family roasted in overnight fire, this is sad,” an eye witness told our correspondent who visited the scene of the event.

Director, Lagos State Fire Service, Rasaq Fadipe confirmed the incident.

He said officials of the fire service battled for a long time before they could put out the fire.

As at the time of filing this report, it was not clear what caused the fire.

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