A fire outbreak occurred at the old site of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), located at Agodo, Egbe, Lagos State, the church has confirmed.
The SCOAN old site is about two kilometers from the church’s headquarters in the Ikotun-Egbe area of Lagos State.
The cause of the fire outbreak, which occurred on Wednesday evening, was yet to be ascertained as of the time of filing this report.
According to a statement issued and made available to The Star on Thursday by the church, the inferno emanated from a general purpose store at the SCOAN old site.
The statement was titled, ‘Fire outbreak at Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) old site: We are on top of the situation’.
SCOAN noted that the fire was successfully put out through the efforts of the church’s emergency response team.
The church stated: “The fire outbreak was from a general purpose store at the old site and has been successfully put out through the efforts of the ministry’s emergency response team, with no injuries whatsoever and no lives lost.
“Currently, the cause of the fire is unknown. To this end, we wish to assure our esteemed members, partners, and friends of the ministry that we are on top of the situation. There is no need for panic and unnecessary speculations.
“As sons and daughters of love, we shall continually uphold the assurances of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, who has conquered the world for our sakes.
“Please, disregard any alarmist news aimed at creating panic amongst the church members in particular and the general public,” the statement read.