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Officials of a bank have hurriedly evacuated cash from its vault on Wednesday following a fire outbreak at the popular Ladipo Market in Lagos.
PLATFTOM TIMES gathered that the fire in the popular Ladipo Market occured on Wednesday .
Ladipo is the major spare parts market in Nigeria’s commercial capital.
The cause of the fire which reportedly started around 4:20 am is yet to be known.
No fewer than seven shops have been gutted by fire.
The affected shops contained various types of explosive items including domestic gas being sold to customers.
Police Explosive Ordinance Department, Federal State and Lagos Fire Services are responding, according to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).
“So far, no information on anyone trapped, no civilian has been injured except one responder whose was injured by strapnel of the explosion.”
“Operations still ongoing,” LASEMA said in a statement.
With the cause of the Ladipo Market fire remaining unknown.