Transcorp responds to reports of fire outbreak at their Ikoyi building (photos/video)

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There were reports of a fire incident at Transcorp Building in Ikoyi, Lagos State, on Saturday, October 26. Transcorp has now responded explaining what happened.

 

Photos and videos shared online show fire and a black plume of smoke rising into the sky from a building in Ikoyi. Online reports stated that the fire was from Transcorp in Ikoyi.

 

Transcorp responds to reports of fire outbreak at their Ikoyi building (photos/video)

 

Fire service and LASEMA were also pictured at the scene battling the fire.

 

Transcorp responds to reports of fire outbreak at their Ikoyi building (photos/video)

 

Transcorp has now responded to the incident. In a statement shared via its official Twitter account, the company said the fire incident was at their neighbour’s building. They had some damage to their building but it was limited and no injury was sustained by any personnel.

 

Transcorp wrote:

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE Fire Incident at our Neighbour’s Building, Adjoining our Head Office   On Saturday 26th October 2019 there was a fire incident at the building next to our Headquarters located at 38 Glover Road, Ikoyi Lagos.

 

Transcorp responds to reports of fire outbreak at their Ikoyi building (photos/video)

 

The company continued:

 

We had limited damage to the adjoining parts of the building but there was no loss of vital documents. Equally, no injury was sustained by any personnel on ground.   The Lagos State Fire Service, the UBA Fire Service and Julius Berger worked with our team to quell the situation.

 

Transcorp responds to reports of fire outbreak at their Ikoyi building (photos/video)

 

 

Below is a video of the fire.

 

 

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