The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency says a detached Power Holding Company of Nigeria electrical cable on Sunday resulted in fire incident under the Odo – Iya Alaro Bridge , inward Ojota.

The Director – General of LASEMA , Dr. Oke -Osanyintolu , disclosed this in Lagos on Sunday.

According to him, an investigation revealed that a 32 KVA electrical cable was detached from the pole . “The impact resulted in fire after it fell on combustible items such as plastics and papers.

The fire was immediately put off by the LASEMA Response Team , Federal Fire Service and Lagos State Fire Service ,” he said.

According to him , there was no injury or loss of life as a result of the fire.

NAN reports that fire also destroyed 15 shops and damaged other property at the Owode – Onirin Market in Lagos State on Sunday.

Oke -Osanyintolu told NAN at the Owode – Onirin scene that the fire started at 10 : 27 a .m.

The director – general said that the fire emanated from one of the several lines of shops in the market.

The cause of the fire is still unknown as there is no power supply within the market.

No life was lost but valuable items were destroyed , though the spread of fire is being curtailed.

“We have counted the shops , about 15 of them were gutted by fire ,” Oke -Osanyintolu said .



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