Fire has gut a building inside Balogun Market, Lagos Island this morning, according to eyewitnesses.

It was gathered that the Fire began at Martins Street , beside Great Nigeria Limited, Leventis Bus Stop, Lagos Island

Our correspondent who monitored the incident discovered that a four (4) storey plaza had been gutted by fire. The incident resulted from improperly stored fuel.

As at press time, the fire had escalated to adjoining buildings totaling seven (7) in number and was being contained by the emergency officials from Lagos State Fire Service and the Federal Fire Service and NPA Fire Service. Seven buildings are affected and one has collapsed.