Tragedy struck at Surulere area of Lagos at the early hours of Thursday as fire burnt a mother and her three children to death.
The tragedy occurred at DPO Olubi Street, Aguda, Surulere area of Lagos.
It was gathered that several shops were also burnt in the inferno which left behind tales of weeping ad mourning.
Director, Lagos State Fire Service, Rasak Fadipe, confirmed the tragedy in a text message, saying that the mother and her three children were burnt to death in the inferno.
He did not give details as to the cause of the fire.
According to him: “An outbreak of fire involving shops at DPO Olubi Street, Aguda, Surulere, consumes the lives of a mother and three children.”