Several properties have been destroyed by fire outbreak in the early hours of Tuesday in Somolu Market area of Lagos State.
It was gathered that as at 7 am, emergency responders were yet to arrive at the scene.
The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained as residents run away for safety.
The incident has seen some miscreants seize the opportunity to loot some of the shops.
Residents have called on men of the Lagos State Police, the state Fire Service and Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA to come to their rescue.