News reaching us has it that the popular Balogun Market, Lagos is on fire.
The fire has reportedly destroyed properties worth hundreds of thousands of Naira as at the time of filing this report.
A multiple storey building is reportedly on fire at the market. According to reports, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency and Lagos State Fire Service have been deployed to put out the inferno but they are saying that they are out of water. Many traders, our correspondent learnt, had been struggling to salvage some of their goods from the burning building.
The cause of the fire and the extent of damage had yet to be ascertained as of press time. The spokespersons for LASEMA and the fire service, Nosa Okubor, and Adeleke Ashimi, respectively, confirmed the incident.
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