The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service confirms that the fire that devastated the historic Balogun Market is under control.
The Director of the Fire Service, Margaret Adeseye, said this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Lagos.
Adeseye said that the fire which was under control started from the top most floor of a five-storey building.
“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 fire is, however, under control as measures are on to minimize the spread.
NAN reports that the cause of the fire incident which started early hours of Tuesday is still unknown.
Other fire fighters are also on ground to assist the state’s fire service to control the outbreak.
News Source: Pulse