The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service has doused the raging overnight inferno at the popular Ladipo Pako Market on Iganmu Road, Orile, Lagos.
The Fire which was reported 15 minutes into the new month summoned a concerted efforts of the Fire crews from Sari Iganmu, Ajegunle, Ilupeju and Bolade Stations of the Agency with the Federal Fire Service and LASEMA and security back up of the Nigerian Police Force.
The sawmill market is a major point of trade in building materials.
The Fire rapidly spread because of the combustible materials involved that include inflammatory wood polish boosted by the dryness of the season. However, the Firefighters were up to the task.
The cause of the Fire cannot be immediately ascertain but will be revealed after the mop up of the exercise that is at dampening down stage along with enumeration of the property and cost.
According to Adeseye Margaret,
Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, no casualty has been recorded in this operation as further details will subsequently be made known.