Connect with us

Metro

Fire guts Lagos shopping mall

Published

on

Fire on Wednesday gutted parts of a shopping complex in the Victoria Island area of Lagos State.

The South-West Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye, who confirmed the incident to journalists, said the inferno started in the early hours of Wednesday in one of the shops within the complex.

He said: “The fire has been brought under control by officials of the state and Federal Fire Services who rushed to the scene at Ligali Ayorinde Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.

READ ALSO: Fire guts Lagos auto spare parts market, Ladipo

“The cause of the inferno which lasted for hours is yet to be ascertained.

“An investigation into the cause of the incident is ongoing and the report will be released to the public upon completion.”

Join the conversation

Opinions

Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism

Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.

As a media platform, we hold leadership accountable and will not trade the right to press freedom and free speech for a piece of cake.

If you like what we do, and are ready to uphold solutions journalism, kindly donate to the Ripples Nigeria cause.

Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.

Donate Now

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

4 + 11 =