A day of joy turned to chaos on Friday, April 8th, as a raging fire broke out at Yard 158 event center in Oregun, Lagos, interrupting a wedding reception. During the toast ceremony, firecrackers lit by the organizers sparked a fire that quickly spread to the hall’s decorations.
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Despite guests’ efforts to quell the flames, the fire soon consumed the venue, forcing all attendees to flee to safety. Fortunately, no injuries were reported, and authorities are investigating the cause of the fire while the management of Yard 158 expressed gratitude that there were no fatalities in the incident.