Photos: Fire Guts TheNEWS, PM NEWS Headquarters In Lagos

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at 01:08 PM, 22 Nov 12 (4 years ago)
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«§» 22 November 2012

The headquarters of a popular weekly magazine, TheNews, and an evening tabloid, PMNews was on Wednesday evening gutted by fire.





The fire, which started at 6.30pm, however, affected the last floor of the two-storey building on Acme Road, Lagos.

It was learnt that the inferno was caused by a power surge.

An employee of the Independent Communications Network Limited, the publishers of TheNews, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said nobody was injured in the incident.

He, however, said the fire destroyed every equipment and property in the affected floor.

He said, “The fire was very ferocious. I think the fire was caused by power surge. When the power supply was restored, the voltage was high and some employees did not switch off their systems.”

udenzeu at 01:37 PM, 22 Nov 12 (4 years ago)
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Carelessness! I still believe on pay as u go in the electricity industry, bcs it will curb execesses and enforce rational usage by the consummers. 
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micc at 02:17 PM, 22 Nov 12 (4 years ago)
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Na so we dey see am o
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Unikpearl at 03:29 PM, 22 Nov 12 (4 years ago)
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Eeya
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winace at 03:39 PM, 22 Nov 12 (4 years ago)
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Power surge my ass.
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chicco77 at 05:47 PM, 22 Nov 12 (4 years ago)
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HMMMMMMM
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aso4life1 at 07:01 PM, 22 Nov 12 (4 years ago)
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Are we sure its power surge? 

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mary11 at 07:14 PM, 22 Nov 12 (4 years ago)
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Phcn no dey bring light,phcn no dey bring light....d 1 wey dey bring nw don cos wahala
Sorry o!

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cocoeni at 07:31 PM, 22 Nov 12 (4 years ago)
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 Huh?
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Biafranwar at 07:38 PM, 22 Nov 12 (4 years ago)
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9jaaaaaaaaaaa
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Senegal at 08:04 PM, 22 Nov 12 (4 years ago)
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No be palestine be dis?
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jabanz at 08:21 PM, 22 Nov 12 (4 years ago)
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 Huh?

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ela214 at 09:08 PM, 22 Nov 12 (4 years ago)
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NEPA TO PHCN;frying pan to fire.hisssss
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Yakuzia at 09:21 PM, 22 Nov 12 (4 years ago)
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Is a pity o
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denmal at 10:43 PM, 22 Nov 12 (4 years ago)
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eyaaa
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toibeli at 11:00 PM, 22 Nov 12 (4 years ago)
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Wetin dem wan hide this time?
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dickman2 at 01:15 AM, 23 Nov 12 (4 years ago)
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ok,
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gentlebobby1 at 02:40 AM, 23 Nov 12 (4 years ago)
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whateva, shyt happens, but before the place burn down like this, where are the fire Brigade ?
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deboalabi262 at 02:50 AM, 23 Nov 12 (4 years ago)
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Noted....

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analyzation at 04:37 AM, 23 Nov 12 (4 years ago)
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so sad
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