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Lagos spare parts market inferno leaves one dead

by Business News Report

The Akere Spare parts market situated on Kirikiri road,  Olodi-Apapa,  Ajegunle in Lagos state was engulfed in fire. This information was provided and subsequently updated via a statement by the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service Director, Margaret Adeseye. She noted that the Ajegunle Fire Station was the first respondent at the scene. She confirmed the Sari-Iganmu and Ilupeju Fire Crews of the Agency later joined in subduing the raging fire.

The quick response salvaged “a nearby market Petroleum Filling Station with a loaded 33,000 litres PMS tanker, amongst other adjoining buildings.” A male adult was recovered by the Tolu Police Division, while the Lagos Neighborhood and Safety Corps and the Red Cross also sent personnel. The statement added that the cause would be investigated alongside post-incident enumeration to account for the number of lockup shops and wares lost.

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