Fire Guts Mile 12 Market (Photos)

Fire outbreak in Lagos popular market in Lagos as the diesel black market section of the popular Mile 12 market, along Ikorodu Road razed by fire.

According to punch, No fewer than two people have been confirmed dead and property worth millions of naira lost after an early morning fire gutted Mile 12 Market in the Kosofe area of Lagos.

We gathered that the fire started at 4:45am on Friday.
Although the cause of the fire had yet to be ascertained as of press time, it was learnt that no fewer than 20 shops were consumed by the inferno.

The General Manager of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, however, told punch  that preliminary investigation revealed that petrol and diesel were stored in the shops.

He added that four vehicles, five motorcycles and two trucks were also destroyed. He said, “Fire outbreak occurred around 4:45am at Mile 12 Market . About 20 shops were completely burnt down, five motorbikes, one car, three buses and two trucks were also burnt.

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