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  • Updated: April 03, 2022

Lagos: Fire Razes Ogba Market

Lagos: Fire Razes Ogba Market

Fire Razes Market

There has been a fire outbreak at the plank market in Odo Eran Bus Stop, Ogba, Ikeja, Lagos.

The cause of the fire incident, which started around 3:00 am on Sunday couldn’t be ascertained as of the time of filing this report

However, the Director of Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Adeseye Margaret, confirmed the incident saying, “The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service is currently battling an inferno at a Plank Market in Odo Eran Bus Stop, Ogba, Ikeja, Lagos.

“The incident which was alerted through the State’s Command and Control portal at 03:37am on Sunday, saw the Ikeja and Alausa Fire Stations responding with backup from other emergency responders due to the intensity and nature of the combustible materials involved in the Fire.

“Firefighting operations is still ongoing without any reported injury or death case this far.

“The agency is however assuring the public that the strategy being deployed to control the burning rage with copious water and chemical foam compound would not allow it to affect any nearby property or life.

“Although the cause of the Fire is yet to be ascertained as officials of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service and others remain on top of the situation and will provide necessary updates as situation demands.”

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