The fire outbreak at the Brasas Plaza on 43 Martins Street, Balogun Market on Lagos Island has claimed two lives.
A police Sergeant Michael Dominic and a shop owner died during the process of putting out the fire. Balogun market fire outbreak killed two people, shop owner, and a Sergeant.
It was learnt that part of the burning building collapsed and heavy hot block fell on people.
Those with minor injuries were treated at the scene, others were taken to the hospital.
Three of those with fatal cases were the late Sergeant Dominic and two shop owners.
The policeman and one of the shop owners were declared dead at the hospital.
The third victim, it was learnt, is in critical condition.
Twenty-four hours after the fire broke out, firefighters were yet to quench it.