The fire started at about 1:30pm at the police station also known as State Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Panti, Yaba area of Lagos.
Eyewitness told Greennews.ng that Policemen were scaring passersby away, preventing them from taking pictures.
Other sources claimed that the inferno has hit a Police barrack beside the station.
It is not immediately clear what was responsible for the fire outbreak
[b]Greennews.ng [/b]learnt that men of the Lagos State Fire Service arrive the scene already
According to the eyewitness, there is great panic among residents.