A building on Jebba road by Oko baba street, Ebute Meta, in Lagos has been reportedly engulfed by fire.
Residents of the area have been said to have trooped out to help put out the fire.
The Director General of Lagos state Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, confirmed the fire incident.
According to him, “Several shanties were gutted by fire as the cause could not be ascertained.
“However, the intensity of the fire has spread to the adjoining buildings.
“No loss of life nor injury sustained but properties worth fortune had been destroyed. All emergency responders at the scene of incident working together to curtail the spread of the fire. Operation ongoing.”