UPDATED: Property price tens of millions of naira destroy as fireplace guts Ladipo spare elements market, constructing in Lagos

UPDATED: Property price tens of millions of naira destroy as fireplace guts Ladipo spare elements market, constructing in Lagos 2By Olasunkanmi Akoni

Several property price tens of millions of naira have been within the early hours on Sunday, destroyed in an inferno that gutted spare elements gross sales line, Alapeju part of Ladipo Market, Mushin Local Government Area, Lagos.

In one other incident, fireplace gutted a constructing at 36, Abeokuta Expressway, Cement, Dopemu, Lagos, razing the constructing to rubble.

At press time, the reason for the fireplace incidents which reportedly began at about about 7 am, have been but to be decided.

It was nonetheless, gathered that right here was no loss of life or harm recorded through the incident.

Director General of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, and the Director, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Mrs. Margaret Adeseye, confirmed the incident.

Oke-Osanyintolu, defined that the mixed crew comprising of company, fireplace, Lagos State and Federal Fire providers subsequently, put out the fireplace and prevented it from spreading to the encircling buildings.

“Upon arrival on the scene, company responders found a single storey constructing used for business functions (promoting of motor elements) was engulfed in flames. The reason for the inferno has not been recognized as at penning this report,“ he stated.

Speaking to journalists, Adeseye, narrated that the company acquired misery name at about 0731hrs on Sunday morning from 5, Rowland Street, Olateju, Ladipo Market, Mushin Lagos, {that a} constructing was on fireplace.

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It took the trouble of two fireplace stations from Bolade and Ilupeju to curtail the unfold of the inferno from inflicting extra injury to different market buildings from being razed

Most of the merchants out there who rushed to the scene couldn’t salvage any of the objects from the raging fireplace. As they have been seen lamenting the unlucky incident.

According to Adeseye: “Firefighting commenced with support from the federal fire services and the Nigerian Police. The operation was concluded at 1.50 pm for stock taking and identification of the cause of fire. Investigations are ongoing.”

Vanguard News Nigeria

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UPDATED: Property price tens of millions of naira destroy as fireplace guts Ladipo spare elements market, constructing in Lagos

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