Fire Razes Properties, Shops At Alaba International Market, Ojo
Dozens of shops at the popular Alaba International market in Lagos State have been reported gutted by fire with traders losing goods and other property worth millions of naira to the inferno in the state.
In a bid to save their goods, the traders, it was learnt, have resolved to source water on their own to put out the fire after all efforts to get officials of the Lagos State fire service to the scene proved abortive.
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During the process, atleast one person was gathered to have suffered severe burns and have been rushed to a private hospital where the traders believed would adequate medical care could be received.
As gathered, the fire that disrupted commercial activities within the market in Ojo Local Government started on Friday from a shop where gas cylinders were stored before spreading to other parts.