METRO/CRIME

Fire Razes Warehouse In Iganmu

 

Diesel storage tank, a fiat bus burnt

A warehouse within a complex housing 5 fully detached warehouses located beside Nigerian Breweries in Iganmu area of Lagos State, was gutted by fire on Wednesday.

The fire incident also affected a diesel storage tank, a 33,000ltr tanker with no registration number, a mini tanker with registration number XV555-FKJ and a fiat bus with registration number unknown at the scene.

Although, the cause of the fire outbreak unknown as at the time of filing this report.

Confirming the incident, the Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Emergency Agency ( LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu, in a statement issued on Wednesday, explained that no life was lost and no injury sustained by anyone.

Oke-Osanyintolu said “Upon arrival at the incident scene, a warehouse within a complex housing 5 fully detached warehouses was found to have been razed by fire.

“Also totally burnt out was a stand-alone diesel storage tank, a 33,000ltr tanker with no registration number, a mini tanker with registration number XV555-FKJ and a fiat bus with registration number unknown.

He further said that no life was lost and no injuries sustained to anyone as a result of the incident.

“The fire has been extinguished, while dampening down is ongoing. However, the walls and pillars of the warehouse have been seriously affected by the intensity of the fire leading to various cracks and imminent collapse of the structure, the Agency’s excavator will be required to pull down the warehouse structure in order to avert any crash on the responders and users of the environment.

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