Fire Guts Olowu Spare Parts Market In Lagos
There was tension on Thursday morning in Lagos State after a fire gutted the Olowu spare parts market in the state.
The fire reportedly affected shops where air-conditioners for sale, parts of vehicles, and motorcycles, among others, were stored.
The development left traders lamenting, counting their losses as goods worth millions of naira reportedly burnt in the fire outbreak.
Naija News learnt that men of the Lagos State Fire Service and security operatives had commenced work at the scene to bring the situation under control.
Millions Of Naira Lost As Fire Razes Bank In Imo
Meanwhile, millions of naira were reportedly lost during an inferno in a branch of a first-generation bank in Imo State on Tuesday.
Naija News reports that the bank, which is located at the Ahiara junction in the Ahiazu Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State, was razed by fire.
It was learnt that the spokesperson for the police in Imo State, Henry Okoyo, confirmed the incident. According to The PUNCH, the fire outbreak started at a nearby fuel station and spread to the bank, destroying the structure and assets. A source revealed that the fire started on Tuesday afternoon.
The source said “The inferno started from a nearby fuel station and spread to the First bank building and destroyed it. Assets worth millions of Naira were lost.”
Okoyo said that it took the efforts of firefighters from Owerri and the community residents to quench the inferno.