The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service is currently battling an inferno at a Plank Market, Odo Eran Bus Stop Ogba, Ikeja, Lagos.
The incident which was alerted through the State’s Command and Control portal at 03:37 Sunday wee hours, saw the Ikeja and Alausa Fire Stations responding with backup from other emergency responders due to the intensity and nature of the combustible materials involved in the Fire.
According to the Director of the State’s Fire Service, Mrs Adeseye Margaret, firefighting operations still ongoing without any reported injury or death case this far.
The agency is however assuring the public that the strategy being deployed to control the burning rage with copious water and chemical foam compound would not allow it to affect any nearby property or life.
Although the cause of the Fire has yet to be ascertained.
Margaret said that the agency’s officials and others “remain on top of the situation and will provide necessary updates as situation demands”.