Fire Razes Goods Worth Millions of Naira in Olaleye Market in Somolu, Lagos
Goods Worth Millions of Naira was destroyed by Fire in Olaleye Market in Lagos.
Traders at the Olaleye market in Somolu, Lagos state are still counting their losses following a massive fire that broke out in the market in the early hours of today, May 30.
According to reports, the fire outbreak started at about 3:00 am. The cause of the fire is yet unknown.
However, officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Fire Service have arrived at the scene.
LASEMA Spokesperson, Nosa Okunbor, said, “Upon arrival at the scene, it was discovered that Olaleye Market located at Shomolu was gutted by fire.
“However, an investigation is currently ongoing to ascertain the cause of the fire.
“Lagos State Fire Service, LRU fire and the Federal Fire Service are currently battling the inferno and preventing it from spreading to residential buildings.
“No life was lost and no injuries sustained but properties and goods worth several billions of naira are currently being razed by the inferno.”