Breaking: Fire Razes Lagos Balogun Market

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Fire has again engulfed a building at the popular Balogun market in Lagos State.

The fire was said to have started in one of the popular market buildings on Thursday morning and destroyed goods worth millions of naira.

This is the second fire incident in the market in the last three months.

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), said the cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained, but no casualty was involved in the incident.

Balogun Market Fire!

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Permanent Secretary, LASEMA, Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu, in a statement, said the response team including the Lagos State Fire Service trucks and the police are presently at the incident working together to subdue the inferno.

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In the statement titled, ‘Situation report on the fire outbreak at Broad Street, Lagos Island’, Oke-Osanyintolu said: “The agency responded to distress calls concerning the fire incident involving some shops on the ground floor of a three-storey building.”

“The cause of the fire cannot be ascertained as no casualty was involved,” he added.


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