Smoke and flames rise from a slum in Ebute Metta, a neighborhood in Lagos, Nigeria, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. A massive fire ripped through the neighborhood of sawmills and slum housing Tuesday afternoon along the banks of the Lagos Lagoon. Emergency officials could not be reached for comment, though there were no fire trucks present hours after the blaze started. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

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Smoke and flames rise from a slum in Ebute Metta, a neighborhood in Lagos, Nigeria, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. A massive fire ripped through the neighborhood of sawmills and slum housing Tuesday afternoon along the banks of the Lagos Lagoon. Emergency officials could not be reached for comment, though there were no fire trucks present hours after the blaze started. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
Smoke and flames rise from a slum in Ebute Metta, a neighborhood in Lagos, Nigeria, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. A massive fire ripped through the neighborhood of sawmills and slum housing Tuesday afternoon along the banks of the Lagos Lagoon. Emergency officials could not be reached for comment, though there were no fire trucks present hours after the blaze started. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
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