A female hostel, Bakassi hostel at the Yaba College of Technology, Yaba Lagos was gutted by fire in the early hours of today, Wednesday, 23rd November, 2016.
Multiple reports states that the fire started at around 5:00am this morning. According to our sources in the institution, the fire was caused by a spark in electricity.
“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 said.
After the fire was put out;