Fire outbreak has burnt a building under construction on Tuesday, about 10 a.m. on Akin Odesola street, off Adeola Odeku street in the Victoria Island area of Lagos.

According to Lagos State Emergency Management (LASEMA) Permanent Secretary, Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, one person was confirmed dead and nine yet-to-identified males were injured before the arrival of the agency’s officials.

It was also confirmed that the fire which started from the generator house, burnt a vehicle belonging to the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) stationed within the vicinity which the fire broke out.

After the response team had put out the fire, Mr Oke-Osanyintolu said the body of a man was discovered.

On the same day, another fire outbreak was reported at a section of the Tejuosho Market, Yaba, Lagos state.

According to reports, the fire which started in the afternoon, destroyed several buildings in the market, leaving some people injured.