Fire guts popular Apongbon Market in Lagos.

A fire outbreak on Sunday gutted sections of the popular Apongbon Market in Lagos.

The fire swept through the popular Apongbon Market on Lagos Island, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria on Sunday, destroying goods worth several millions of naira.The inferno began around 10:45 am.

Emergency responders battled the fire for hours before it could be contained, but much damage had already been done.

spokesman, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, said upon arrival of the LASEMA Response Team, it was revealed that the fire emanated from one of the containerized stores at the market.

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