NEWS: Terrible fire outbreak hits Yabatech, no lives lost.


NEWS: Terrible fire outbreak hits Yabatech, no lives lost.

The fire outbreak which ravaged the Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech) has been put out by a joint rescue team of the fire fighters on campus as well as the Lagos state fire rescue team.

About 20 rooms were said to have been extensively damaged while five were partially affected at the topmost floor of the Bakassi female hostel of residence.

Yabatech on fire 1

Front view of the hostel after the early morning inferno sent fears into the hearts of the students. NEMA, LASEMA,

STATE FIRE SERVICE, UNILAG FIRE SERVICE AND YABA TECH FIRE SERVICE were all on ground to ensure the safety of the students after the inferno broke out this morning.

A student of the institution told our correspondent also, that “many students were rushed to the hospital after the incident, but we heard that there was no death from the incident.”

Check out our initial report below:

Reports from Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech), Lagos have it that the Bakassi hostel of the institution is presently on fire. A student of the institution who sent images of the inferno to NAIJ.com informed that the fire broke out at about 5am today and students have been affected already. “The Fire Fighters are on ground but the fire is still burning seriously inside the hostel. I cannot say if any of the students died but I can say that some of them fainted. “We learnt that the fire was caused by an electric spark inside the hostel and it became
really serious all of a sudden. As I am talking to you, the place is still burning seriously,” the final year student who pleaded anonymity, told our correspondent.

As at the time of compiling of this report, the fire was still ravaging the hostel. Below are photos from the inferno:


Yabatech on fire

source: naij.com


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