Lagos popular market on fire

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Fire has reportedly gutted the popular 10-storey Mandilas Building, located on Broad Street, Lagos Island, on Sunday destroying items and properties worth several millions of naira in the process.

According to an eyewitness, the incident occurred at about 1.15 p.m., when traders were not open for business.

Director, of Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Margaret Adeseye, however, confirmed that there was no record of any casualties in the incident.

The fire, it was gathered started from a warehouse on the first floor of the building before spreading to other floors.

Men of the state Fire and Rescue Service, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Police, and other emergency responders raced to the scene to put out the raging fire.

As of press time, the cause of the inferno was yet to be ascertained as rescue operations were ongoing.

Affected traders who later stormed the scene were seen salvaging some of their wares and other valuable items possible.

 

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