Lagos - An early morning fire incident on Friday gutted the Mile 12 Market in Lagos.
Two bodies have been recovered by firemen who are still battling the inferno.
Although the cause of the fire had yet to be ascertained as of press time, it was learnt that no fewer than 20 shops were consumed by the inferno.
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The General Manager of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, however, said that preliminary investigation revealed that petrol and diesel were stored in the shops.
He added that four vehicles, five motorcycles and two trucks were also destroyed.
- News 24