Scores of private as well as commercial vehicles and houses in Mushin Local Governments, Lagos State were reported to have been razed by fire.
The buildings and vehicles worth millions of Naira were said to have been razed along Akinbode Street, off Olateju Street in Mushin Local Governments.
Speaking on the response, Director
Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Adeseye Margaret, on Monday, disclosed that response teams have been activated to the scene of the inferno in order to prevent further damage.
The fire service director said that the fire started at about 11 pm and efforts by the emergency officials to prevent the fire from spreading to other buildings were halted by youths that took over the access route to the scene.
According to her, members of the public are advised not to panic as the Police and other security agencies have been alerted to intervene and create access to the scene for firemen to quell the ensuing Fire.