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Fire guts another building at Balogun market

Another fire incident has gutted a building at the popular Balogun Market in the Lagos Island area of Lagos State.

The fire started in one of the market buildings on Thursday, barely a week after a similar incident occurred.

The cause of the inferno which has started spreading to other apartments could not be ascertained as of press time

Operatives of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Services said they have responded to a distress call concerning the fire incident.

A statement signed by the Permanent Secretary of the Agency, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, titled, ‘Situation report on the fire outbreak at Broad Street, Lagos Island’, reads, “The agency responded to distress calls concerning the fire incident involving some shops on the ground floor of a three-storey building.

Writing by Julian Osamoto; Editing y Adeniyi Bakare