Insulation material near the entrance of the building had caught ablaze setting off alarms which necessitated the eight crews to arrive at the telephone house on the High Street at 3.24pm to rescue the situations
The fire spewed smoke into a nearby cafe within the building.
The emergency team put out the fire at 4.20pm.
No one was reported injured and no flats were damaged.
Nigeria is still lagging behind on the areas of emergency response plans; not only during fire incidents but in all emergency situations