November 01, (THEWILL) – Hours after the fire outbreak at a building in Victoria Island, another fire incident has occurred at Tejuosho Market, Yaba, Lagos.
Director, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Margaret Adeseye, confirmed the incident.
Adeseye said the fire which involved the clothing and tailoring materials section of the market has been contained from spreading to other adjoining stalls.
“The Fire which involved the clothing and tailoring materials section of the market is being subdued by the Lagos Firefighters.”
On his part, the Permanent Secretary of the Lagos State Emergency Response Management Agency (LASEMA), Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, said that emergency responders are at the scene of the Yaba fire.
“Our team is on the ground. There have been no casualties so far. We are on top of the situation”, he said.
Earlier, a bank building under construction was gutted by fire in the Victoria Island area of Lagos, leading to the death of a man.
The incident left nine other men, including a policeman with various degrees of burns.