Lagos - At least 50 shops containing planks and other building materials were on Monday morning destroyed by fire in Abule-Egba area of Lagos State.
The Director of Lagos State Fire Service, Rasaq Fadipe, made this known in Lagos.
He said that two vehicles and cutting machines were also burnt but no life was lost.
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Fadipe said that the incident happened at Sawmill, U-Turn Bus Stop, Abule-Egba.
He said that firemen put out the fire after fighting with it for hours.
Fadipe said that the cause of the fire had yet to be known.