There was a fire outbreak at Mile 12 market in the Kosofe area of Lagos on Friday morning.
According to Punch, the fire started at 4:45 AM.
Approximately 20 shops were destroyed by the fire.
The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained, however; General Manager of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, told newsmen that petrol and diesel had been stored in the shops.
Here are some photos from the tragic incident:
Photo Credit: Twitter/Pulse.ng