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Fire Razes 4 Buildings As Raging Fire Sweeps Through Popular Dosunmu Market In Lagos

Elishabawa 2 months ago 0 10

In a series of pictures and videos obtained by SaharaReporters, the fire is seen raging on some big buildings in the market.

The reported incident at Dosunmu market on Lagos Island, Lagos State, involved a devastating fire that resulted in significant damage to several buildings. Here’s a summary of the key details:

  • The fire broke out at Dosunmu market on Lagos Island, Lagos State, and spread rapidly, engulfing multiple buildings in the area.
  • At least four buildings were completely destroyed by the fire, with several others sustaining varying degrees of damage.
  • Ibrahim Farinloye, the Lagos coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), provided updates on the situation, stating that around 14 high-rise buildings were affected by the fire.
  • Mr. Farinloye also mentioned that an additional building collapsed during the incident, bringing the total number of collapsed buildings to four.
  • This fire incident occurred shortly after a previous fire incident at the same market, indicating a concerning trend of fire outbreaks in the area.
  • Additionally, a separate fire incident was reported at a three-story building located at Breadfruit Street, Balogun Market in Lagos State. The fire started on the second floor of the building, according to Margaret Adeseye, Director of Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service.

These incidents underscore the importance of fire safety measures and emergency response protocols in densely populated urban areas like Lagos State. Authorities are likely to investigate the causes of these fires and take steps to prevent similar occurrences in the future.

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