Popular spare parts and mechanic village in Oregun was partly razed by fire on Saturday. The village park which is usually stock with vehicles of all kind most especially vehicles on repair and use cars place on sales.
Unfortunately, before the arrival of the mechanics more than 20 vehicles worth millions of naira has been reduce to skeleton.
According to Tribune online, An eyewitness at the scene, Sola Fagba, said he could not deduce the cause of the inferno but lamented that most of the burnt vehicles at the mechanic village are owned by those who want to dispose them for various economic reasons.
Another eyewitness, Tunde Bamisayo, said that the fire outbreak might have come from an electrical fault in one of the cars, adding that this must have spread to other vehicles parked at the mechanic village.
Although the Lagos State Emergency responders came to the scene after passers-by put a call through to them, but little could be done to remedy the destruction.
Most of the mechanics at the village, who met the situation when they arrived at their workshops for the day’s job were seen lamenting over the incident.