Properties worth millions of Naira have been lost after fire gutted a section of the popular foam market in Mushin, Lagos state on Saturday, August 1.
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) confirmed the incident.
In a statement issued by the Director-General of the agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu the outbreak occurred around 1 pm at 16, Ladipo Street in Mushin.
Oke-Osanyintolu explained that first responders including LASEMA operatives have been deployed in the scene to prevent the fire from escalating to adjoining buildings.
Although the statement did not state whether there was any loss of human life following the fire outbreak, We learnt properties were lost.
“The agency received distress calls to the 767/112 and responded to a report on the above. Upon arrival at the scene of the incident, it was discovered that a mattress shop was the initial source of the fire.