Saturday, 26 February 2022

Shops razed as midnight fire guts Ladipo market

A midnight fire on Saturday gutted a shopping plaza in the popular spare parts market in the Ladipo area of Lagos State.

It was gathered that the fire incident occurred early Saturday morning and affected a one-storey building, the Aguiyi Ironsi Plaza, in the market before dawn.


According to an official of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency who spoke with our correspondent, no casualty was recorded.


The official, however, said scores of shops and goods worth millions of naira were burnt in the inferno.

LASEMA officials and other first responders including men of the Lagos State Fire Service and the Lagos State Police Command have been deployed in the incident scene.


Details later…


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