A major fabric market in Oshodi area in Lagos state popularly known as Kairo market has been gutted by fire.
Materials worth millions of naira were said to have gutted by the fire which reportedly started around 8pm and the cause was yet to be known.
Men of Fire Service and the operatives of the state Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) were on ground partly to put out the fire as at the time of filing this report.
Cairo Market, Oshodi on Fire @LagosRescue on top of the situation with the Fire Truck and Crew@followlasg@jidesanwoolu@Mr_JAGs
— Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service (@LagosRescue) May 6, 2021
Federal Fire Service then also appealed to on-lookers around the fire scene to giveaway to fire fighters to effectively put out the fire.
As our men battle the fire at Kairo Market, Oshodi in Lagos State, we appeal to on-lookers around the fire scene to please give way so that our men can effectively fight the fire and extinguish it. pic.twitter.com/vX3rhszlMs
— Federal Fire Service (@Fedfireng) May 6, 2021
More details to come.
See some videos from the scene of fire below;
Leave this talk Pastor dare Adeboye Oshodi market is on fire pic.twitter.com/7wFCK87QAh
— KNIGHT WATCH (@KNIGHT__WATCH) May 6, 2021
Fire outbreak at Cairo Market in Oshodi, Lagos State.#sopupdates #fireoutbreak #cairomarket #oshodi #oshodimarket pic.twitter.com/5B2HN7GA91
— Sop Updates (@sopupdates_) May 6, 2021
KAIRO MARKET AT OSHODI IS ON FIRE 🔥🔥🚒 @Mr_JAGs @Gidi_Traffic pic.twitter.com/DTxSwmtS0S
— Adeyemi Sammy (@AdeyemiSammy1) May 6, 2021