Twin fires ravage busy market in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos

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Nigerian firefighters were battling two fires that broke out almost simultaneously Tuesday at a busy market in central Lagos, the country’s largest city and commercial center.

Balogun Market, where the fires erupted, is one of Nigeria’s largest textile markets.

“We have split our team in two to fight both fires,” Ganiyu Olayiwola, head of the Federal Fire Service in Lagos, told The Associated Press.

The two fires don’t appear to be related, he said, adding that it wasn’t immediately clear if…
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nigeria, fires, markets, lagos