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Another building on fire at Balogun market

By Ligali Abdul Lateef and Video by Seyi Martins
The third floor of a three story shopping plaza on Tuesday at 122/124, Broad street, Lagos was reportedly engulfed by fire.

The cause of the fire which started at about 9am was not yet known as at press time,however the Lagos State Fire Service was immediately on ground.

Mr Micheal Akindele the Managing Director of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency,LASEMA, who confirmed the incident to Vanguard said that they got a distress call at about 9am in the morning, and immediately moved in to ensure that the fire was quenched.

He however revealed that they were no life lost nor any injured persons. He stated that rescue operation were facing many challenges while trying to put the fire off. “ accessing the area where the fire was burning was a serious challenge to us because of the burglaries, but we were able to break in and carry out our job”

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