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Traders displaced as fire guts Apongbon Under Bridge Market

SCORES of traders were displaced on Wednesday, in an early morning fire outbreak which razed some shops at the Apongbon Under Bridge Market in Lagos.

Although details of the fire and its cause were sketchy at press time, but  it was gathered that it started in the morning.

As at the time of filing this report, the fire was still raging.

Some vehicles parked under the bridge were also gutted by the fire which has enveloped a large section of the bridge.

Officials of the Federal and Lagos State Fire Service were at the market trying to put out the fire.

The impact of the inferno hampered free flow of traffic in the area as onlookers gathered at the scene.

However, road users have been advised to use alternative routes.

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