Fire Guts Shopping Mall In Lagos

Written by on August 17, 2022

Fire on Wednesday gutted a part of the shopping complex on Ligali Ayorinde Street in the Victoria Island area of Lagos State.

It was gathered that the inferno started in the early hours of Wednesday in one of the shops where combustible items such as tyres and car batteries were stored.

The South-West Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, confirmed the incident.

He said the fire has been brought under control after officials of the state and Federal Fire Services battled to put it out.

The cause of the inferno, which lasted for hours before it was contained, is yet to be ascertained.

According to the NEMA Coordinator, an investigation was ongoing and the report would be made available upon completion.

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