October 18, 2021

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Strange fire breaks out on popular beach in Lagos, video sparks mixed reactions

– An unexplainable fire incident has occurred at the Ilase beach in Lagos

– In a trending clip, the fire raged from the water to the surprise of onlookers

– Nigerians have expressed concern over the incident while some passed funny remarks on it

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The Ilase beach located in the creek of Badagry, Lagos state has recently been caught by fire.

In a video making the rounds across social media platforms, the raging fire formed a thick tall cloud of smoke.

Strange Fire Breaks out on Popular Beach in Lagos, Video Sparks Mixed Reactions
Nigerians react as fire guts popular Lagos beach
Photo Credit: Screengrabs from clip shared by @kingtundeednut
Source: Instagram

Sharing the clip on Instagram, @kingtundeednut wondered what could have been responsible for the incident as he noted a similar occurrence in another African country.

He wrote:

”Similar fire on water occurrence that happened in Lagos also happened somewhere in Rwanda yesterday. SLIDE ONE is Rwanda, while SLIDE TWO is Lagos. What’s happening? What sign is this?”

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Nigerians have expressed concern over the incident, many others tried to give reasons why a beach may be gutted by fire.

There were those who found it hilarious, going by their comments.

@dareynow wrote:

“It’s a sign that it’s time to strengthen diversification of the economy. The creative sector needs more attention and investment. Also, Africa needs to be more United now more than ever.”

@iam_slimcase said:

“Something is falling from outer space.. trust me alien ship or something.”

@onenaijaboi stated:

“its an underwater movement of the earth’s tectonic plates causing a rapid increase in temperature and resulting burst of underwater molten magma.”

@uncle_monkeyy commented:

“Even Water and fire are trying to make it work. Abi I should go back to my ex and make it work?”

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the presidency has finally reacted to claims of fire outbreak in Aso Rock.

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In a tweet on Sunday, March 7, a presidential media aide, Garba Shehu, denied the claim and stated clearly that there was no such incident at the villa.

He tweeted:

“People in the country and even abroad have been expressing concerns over reports of a fire incident in Aso Rock Villa, the seat of the Nigerian government.

“I would like to clarify that there was no fire inside the Presidential.”

Source: Legit Newspaper