Amu market in Mushin area of Lagos State was reportedly gutted by fire as confirmed by several Twitter users.
The fire was reported to have started around the early hours of Saturday.
The casualty figure is still unclear.
A twitter user who probably was close to the scene, wrote ;
They are fire fighters on ground but can control it..
Another Federal Fire fighter tank and Julius Berger just arrived.
The chemicals(Gum, thinner, paints) they sell is making the matter worse