Earlier today, we reported that fire has gutted
a shopping complex on Martin Street on the
Lagos Island area of Lagos State.
Now, a report by The Punch has shown that
men of the Lagos State Emergency
Management Agency and Lagos State Fire
Service have been deployed to put out the
Many traders, Punch Metro learnt, had been
struggling to salvage some of their goods
from the burning building.
The cause of the fire and the extent of
damage had yet to be ascertained as of
The spokespersons for LASEMA and the fire
service, Nosa Okubor, and Adeleke Ashimi,
respectively, confirmed the incident.
However, Ashimi added that another complex
on Dosumu Street, about 500 meters from
Martin Street, was also on fire.