A section of Balogun market in Lagos has reportedly been gutted by fire.
The market caught fire in the early hours of Tuesday, November 2019, after traders resumed their sales for the day.
@LAG_FireService Can you guys please get to obalende or sura now cuz im on 3rd mainland. Can't tell the exact address of this place but its just beside UBA bank and its on fire… Emergency!! @shawttynatt ???? pic.twitter.com/Fxvcqrnlfg
— Kennedy Essah (@KennedyEssah) November 5, 2019
As at the time of filing this report, the cause of the fire incident cannot be ascertained.
Lagos island is burning… Eko market is burning !!
My shop! My goods! All my suffering!!!
— TolaBrown (@TolaBrown) November 5, 2019
More details shortly…