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NEMA, Lagos Rescue, others saved nine lives from sinking building



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The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service (Lagos Rescue), National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) saved Nine lives from sinking a building.


The nine trapped victims were rescued from a sinking building at 45, Akinyemi Street, Akinwunmi Estate, Mende, Maryland Lagos.



The alert which was received by NEMA at 10:00 hours Monday, was quickly followed by the deployment of the Ikeja Fire Station.


On arrival at the scene, it was discovered that nine female adults were trapped in sinking storey building given the nature of the environment and coupled with the previous night heavy rainfall leading to flooding.



The Firefighters swiftly swung into action, rescuing all nine alive without any form of injury with the compliments of other emergency responders at the scene which requires evacuating unsafe areas including floods, defective structures and hazardous vicinity.


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