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Fire guts four storey building in Lagos market


Fire has broken out at the popular Balogun Market in Lagos Island.

The fire broke out early on Thursday morning at 5 Gbajumo Street inside Balogun Market in Lagos Island Area of Lagos State in Nigeria.

It was gathered that the fire engulfed  the 4-storey building populated with shops owned by  clothes and shoes traders.

It was learnt that the fire started at about 0045 hours and the concerted efforts of fire men from the Federal and State were able to contain
the inferno at about 3 a.m.

However, while dampening was ongoing, the fire started again at about 0600 hours and presently, the fire has been brought under total control.

The fire has been contained without spreading to other building.

No injury or death has been reported.

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