PHOTOS: Fire Razes Five-Storey Building In Balogun Market Lagos


Fire gutted a section of a five-storey In Balogun Market, Lagos building in the popular Balogun Market, Lagos Island, in the early hours of Tuesday, leading to the loss of properties worth millions of naira.

As of press time, the cause of the inferno could not be ascertained. Also, there was no causality recorded.

Meanwhile, the state emergency responder, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, has disclosed that the fire is under control in a statement signed by the Director of Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Adeseye Margaret.

The statement said, “Fire at Balogun Under Control. The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service is currently attending to a fire outbreak at the famous Balogun Market which involved the topmost floor of a five-storey building.

“The fire is however under control as mitigation is on to limit its spread update to follow as the situation unfolds.”

PhotoCredit: Twitter | LagosRescue

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