UPDATE: Fire engulfs over 200 shops in a popular market in Somolu area of Lagos State [Photos & Video]

The fire which burnt billion worth of properties in shops inside Olaleye Market, Somolu area of Lagos State midnight on Saturday.

The fire which engulfed several shops inside the market, according to the fire service report over 200 shops burnt to ashes in the inferno.

 

However, the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained investigation into the incident is still on.

Lagos State Fire Service, LASEMA Response Unit and the Federal Fire Service scuffle with the inferno to prevent further spread to residential building

According to a statement by Nosa Okunbor, the spokesperson of LASEMA, “No life was lost and no injury sustained and goods worth billions of Naira is being razed down by inferno”. He said.

The Executive Chairman Somolu Local Government, Abdul Hammed Sallawu (Dullar) The Leader legislative house Somolu. Was at the scene aftermath of the incident to sympathise with traders in the market.

Photo Credit: Ijebu Chemist

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