Tragedy has struck a community in Isolo,Lagos when an early morning fire outbreak killed three children from the same parents.
This disclosure was made by the director of Lagos State Fire Services, Rasak Fadipe. He said that the victims were all females.
According to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gave the names of the victims as Christiana Raman,12; Oluwaferomi, 7; and Oluwapelumi.
Fadipe added that the tragedy occurred at about 4 a.m. at Mechanic Village, Jakande Estate near Oke Afa, Isolo.
The firefighter boss said that preliminary investigation showed that a vehicle loaded with plastic containers containing petroleum products ran into parked vehicles in the area and the impact resulted in fire.
“The fire affected eight lock up shops, three houses and three vehicles.The dead children were found in one of the shops. We did not know that there were human beings in any of the shops when our men arrived.We discovered it later. The corpses were handed over to the police from Ejigbo Division,’’ Fadipe said.
He cautions members of the public to be conscious of the activities of others around them that could endanger their lives, particularly people carrying fuel in plastic cans.