Fire destroys goods worth millions of Naira in Lagos - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Fire destroys goods worth millions of Naira in Lagos

Goods worth millions of Naira were destroyed on Tuesday, during fire outbreak that affected Tailor Market, behind Tejuosho Market, Yaba, Lagos. 

The fire affected some shops by the kitchen market where industrial machines and tailoring materials were sold.

It was said to have emanated from a generating set and escalated to the main shops but no life was lost.

Confirming the incident, the Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said 
the incident occurred at about 3.50pm.

"Upon arrival at the above mentioned address, a company/shops dealing on industrial machine and tailoring materials was engulfed by fire.

"Investigation conducted at the incident scene revealed that the fire started at about 3:50pm and emanated from one of the generating sets before escalating to main shops.

"No casualty was recorded and a lot of properties were destroyed as a result of the fire."

At press time, he said fire fighters were battling the fire to prevent it from escalating.  "LASG Fire are presently onground fighting rigorously to subdue and contain the spread of the fire to adjourning buildings.

"However, awaiting the arrival of the Agency's fire service. 
Operation in progress."

Adeseye Margaret, Director, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service also confirmed the incident. 

The Yaba incident occured few hours after a commercial bank at Adeola Odeku Street, Victoria Island was gutted by fire.

One person reportedly  died while seven others were injured in the process.

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