Pandemonium as fire gut Ecobank office in Lagos

There was pandemonium today at the  Ecobank head office along Ahmadu Bello Legico Victoria Island  Lagos as customers and staff scampered for safety following a fire outbreak in the bank.

 

Pandemonium as fire gut Ecobank office in Lagos

 

When our correspondent visited the bank, there was a huge thick smoke covering the premises while staff, visitors, customers, and passers-by were seen standing at a safe distance outside the bank.

Policemen from the Victoria Island police station barricaded the road to the bank with their patrol van.

A source at the bank said ” we heard the fire alarm and we all ran out of the banking hall. I learned the fire outbreak was caused by the diesel generating set. The generating set is on fire but has not spread to the building”

A fire service tanker was seen rushing to the scene of the fire about 8.30am at the time of filing this report.

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