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Fire razes 16 kiosks, 14 shops at Adele Market in Lagos — LASEMA

By Aisha Cole

Lagos – The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, on Sunday said that 16 kiosks and 14 shops were gutted by fire at the Adeniji Adele Market in Lagos.

Oke-Osanyintolu made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.

He said that the agency received a call through the Toll Free Lines 767/112  about 3.13 a.m. on Sunday, adding that the LASEMA Response Team collaborated with other responders immediately to put out the fire.

“With a response time of under 10 minutes, the wee hours fire outbreak operation was promptly attended to; the fire has been tentatively attributed to electrical malfunctions.

“The fire, which reportedly started from an unidentified shop, affected a total of 14 shops and 16 kiosks.

“It was finally curtailed by the combined efforts of the responders,” Oke-Osanyintolu said. (NAN)


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