Fire has razed a part of Alade market in Shomolu, Lagos. LASEMA said it got distress calls on the at 1.05 am about the inferno. The fire, according to the agency, was likely from a voltage surge when power supply was restored. Fire suppression activities were carried out by a combined team of Federal Fire Service, LASEMA and Lagos State Fire Service.
Work is still on to complete a thorough damping down exercise. Initial post disaster assessment indicates that 70 lock up shops have been affected while the extent of destroyed goods is still being assessed.