Fire Guts Former President, Obasanjo’s House In Abeokuta (VIDEO)

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s house was said to have caught fire on Wednesday. Around 9pm on one side of the house, which is located at Ita Eko area of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. It was gathered that firefighters immediately responded to distress call as they swung into action and succeeded in putting out the... Continue Reading →

JUST IN: Fire Guts Buildings At Balogun Market

Some buildings inside Balogun market, located on Lagos Island are currently on fire. The fire outbreak is reported to have started from Anambra Plaza at Martins area of the market. The inferno, according to eyewitnesses has spread to about five structures and firefighters are currently battling it. Traders are however in a great panic as... Continue Reading →

JUST IN: Three Dead As Firefighting Plane Crashes In Australia

Three American crew helping to battle Australia’s devastating bushfires were killed Thursday when their water-bombing plane crashed in mountainous terrain during a sortie to tackle another outbreak of the deadly blazes. Officials said the Hercules C-130 plane erupted in a large fireball on impact in a national park the Snowy Mountains shortly before 1:30 pm... Continue Reading →

Video: Tension At Lagos As Pipeline Explosion Rocks Abule-Egba

There is tension among residents of Abule Egba area of Lagos State as a pipeline explosion rocked the area on Sunday evening. The explosion was said to have occurred from a ruptured pipeline caused by activities of vandals around the area Linda Ikeji's Blog reports. Several properties were said to have been consumed. Public Relations... Continue Reading →

Australian Firefighters Battle To Bring Inferno Under Control

Exhausted firefighters said they had finally brought Australia’s largest “megablaze” under control Monday, as wet weather promised to deliver much-needed respite for countryside ravaged by bushfires. New South Wales firefighters said they finally had the upper hand in the fight against the vast Gospers Mountain fire on Sydney’s northwestern outskirts, which has been burning for... Continue Reading →

Christmas Tree Causes Fire That Kills California Man And His 3 Kids

A father, his son and two daughters have died in a house fire sparked by a Christmas tree NBC LA reports. Father-of-five Juan Moreno, 41, got out of the home when the fire broke out in Hemet, California, at 1.15am Friday but raced back in when he realized some of his children were still in... Continue Reading →

Twin Tanker Explosion Forces Closure Of Sagamu Interchange Bridge

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Thursday announced the closure of the Sagamu Interchange Bridge in the south-western part of the country. A statement signed by the Public Education Officer of the (FRSC) Ogun State Sector Command, Florence Okpe, explained that the decision was a result of the twin tanker explosion that occurred under... Continue Reading →

Traders Lament As Fire Guts Onitsha Market

Fire on Monday gutted Onitsha Bridgehead market in Anambra State. Goods worth millions of naira were said to be destroyed at the yam, hotel, carpentry and foam sections of the market The Sun News reports. The fire which reportedly lasted for about an hour affected no fewer than 40 shops. The cause of the inferno... Continue Reading →

Fire Guts Benin Market, EPDA Office Complex

Properties worth millions of naira were on Sunday destroyed by fire at the popular Ekiosa Market in Benin, Edo State. The fire also gutted a five-story office complex of the Edo Property Development Agency, located on the Sakponba Road. The market fire, which started around 11am, caught the residents, most of who were still in... Continue Reading →

Australian PM Ends Holiday To Face Fire Crisis

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison cut short a Hawaii holiday on Friday following a barrage of criticism for vacationing while his country battles an unprecedented bushfire crisis. Morrison expressed regret for the family trip as two volunteer firefighters were killed and a record heatwave exacerbated dozens of out-of-control blazes. Pressure had been piling on Morrison... Continue Reading →

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