Fire Erupts In Building At Balogun Market, Lagos

Fire has engulfed a five-storey building at the popular Balogun Market in Lagos State.

According to a video of the incident which had gone viral on social media showed smoke billowing from the structure.

But the incident has been put under control by emergency responders.

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“The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service is currently attending to a Fire outbreak at the famous Balogun Market which involved the topmost floor of a five-storey building,” the Director of the agency Adeseye Margaret said in a statement.

“The Fire is however under control as mitigation is on to limit its spread.”

Watch the video here