A section of the popular auto spare parts market located in Ladipo area of Lagos State was in the early hours of Wednesday gutted by fire.
This was confirmed by the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) who stated that men of the Lagos State Fire Service battled to put out the inferno that engulfed a storey building.
Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, LASEMA, said the cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained, adding that efforts were on to put out the fire.
He added that no casualties have been recorded.
Oke-Osanyintolu said, “The agency received distress calls around 6 am and activated its response plan. On arrival, the LRT discovered a storey building engulfed in flames.
“The cause of the fire could not be ascertained as at the time of writing this report and no casualties have been recorded.
“Joint responders, comprising the agency and its fire service, LASG Fire service, are on ground making efforts to put the fire under control and prevent it from spreading to surrounding buildings. The operation is ongoing and further updates to follow.”
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