A part of popular Balogun Market on Lagos Island has been razed by fire.
According to reports, the Fire has gutted a shopping complex on Martin Street on the Lagos Island area of Lagos State.
The cause of the fire and the extent of damage had yet to be ascertained as of press time but many traders had been struggling to salvage some of their goods from the burning building.
Meanwhile, men of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency and Lagos State Fire Service had been deployed to put out the inferno.
The spokespersons for LASEMA and the fire service, Nosa Okubor, and Adeleke Ashimi, respectively, confirmed the incident.
She added that another complex on Dosumu Street, about 500 meters from Martin Street, was also on fire.
“Our men are on their way there as well. We don’t know the extent of the fire yet,” she added.
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