Fire guts Owode Onirin market in Lagos

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Fire guts Owode Onirin market in Lagos

Pandemonium broke out on Thursday evening when fire suddenly broke out at Owode Onirin Market, known for sales of iron rods, along Ikorodu Road, Lagos State

As of 10.30 pm, the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service was combating the intense fire to prevent it from spreading to adjoining structures.

According to eyewitness, the fire started at about 8 pm, with no casualty reported yet.

Director, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Margaret Adeseye, who confirmed the incident, said the situation has been brought to normalcy.

Adeseye said “On arrival the fire fighters met well alight and subdued in record time leaving only few shops affected from among multitude of the auto mobile spare parts section of the market.

“There was neither case of injury nor death as damping down of the echelon of fiire continues to bring firefighting into conclusion.”

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