Less than a week after fire broke out at Balogun market on Lagos Island and Okobaba plank market at Ebute Metta, another Lagos popular Lagos market, Tejuosho was reportedly on fire on Thursday evening.
According to a witness, fire fighters arrived the fire scene to quench the fire.
Thelagostimes gathered that the fire started from a power surge in one of the rooms in the building and escalated to other rooms in the building.
The fire which started around 3.00 p.m. was said to have destroyed properties worth millions of naira.
Punch however reports that two yet-to-be-identified sustained injuries in the inferno.
Confirming the incident, the LASEMA Public Affairs Officer, Nosa Okunbor, noted that the fire which caused physical cracks on the building led to the collapse of the building, adding that the injured persons had been taken to the hospital.
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Breaking: Again, fire breaks out at a Market in Lagos. Tejuosho Market in Yaba, is currently on fire. pic.twitter.com/5r2Oodj7AR
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