Fire! BRT bus goes up in flames in Lagos (Watch video)


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What would you do if a bus you entered caught fire? Some Lagos residents just experienced it as a BRT bus caught fire along the road! Find out what happened!

Motorists and passerbys in the Anthony area of Lagos were shaken up as one of the popular BRT buses caught fire along the road.

The scenario was captured and recorded by many social accounts.


The bus fire released massive smoke column

The fire caused slow-moving traffic as motorists tried to maneuver around the road to avoid getting caught up in it. According to the post made online, no death was recorded in the outbreak.


The firemen was trying to put out the fire

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As seen in a video posted on Instagram, men of the fire service were working to contain the fire on the burning bus which was in the middle of the road.

Cause of the fire was unknown at the time of going to press. It was reported that the fire service arrived speedily to the scene to put off the fire.

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Chris Odogwu is a Content Writer and Journalist. He holds a bachelor's degree in Mass Communication from University of Jos and a master's degree in Mass Communication from University of Lagos. His works have been published in top local and international publications including Forbes, HuffPost, ThriveGlobal, TheNextScoop and Nigeria360 among others. A member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), the thrill he gets from writing about exotic cars feels almost the same as riding in them.

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