Lagos Fire Service faces Barrage of fire incidents in two days.
After attending to eight fire incidents yesterday, today had began with barrage of fire calls numbering 13 as at 2031hrs as Amu wood market is still raging on damping down of Fire rubbles.
The Ag Head, Lagos Fire Service, who doubled as the the incident commander, at the scene of Amu fire incident made this known at the time of this report while briefing newsmen on the effort of the Service to save lives and properties across the state.
She stated that at the 1039hrs, a building was on Fire at 25 inabiri street, Lagos Island and at 1326hrs another building was on Fire at new garage, Ojota, Lagos which was
attended by Alausa Fire Station.
She further disclosed that at 1314hrs, Lighter Terminal 1 was on Fire at Coconut bus stop, Olodi Apapa, Lagos and was
Attended by Sari Iganmu Fire Station.
Mrs Adeseye further hinted that at 1451hrs a fire raged at Elepe dump site, Elepe bus stop along ljede, lkorodu and that was attended to by lkorodu while at 1528hrs there was a Bush Fire at Magodo Phase 1, Lagos and attended by Alausa Fire Station.
“Just as the firemen put out fire in these places, another building was reported to be on fire at 1655hrs at Kulanla Road, Odomola Epe and was attended by Epe Fire Station”.
She also recounted that at 1632hrs, Pent House of a 5 storey building at 35/37 Martins Street, Balogun, Lagos was gut by fire and extinguished in record time while at 1725hrs another Bush Fire at MRS Filling Station, Alapere Expressway, Lagos was reported and attended by Alausa Fire Station.
On her final note, Mrs Adeseye declared that at 1805hrs the control room got another fire call at Adekunle Banjo street, shangisha and was quickly attended by the same Alausa Fire Station.
“A bush fire along International Airport which made the fires call 10 was reported at 2000hrs and was attended by the Isolo Fire Station.
Three other fire incidents were recorded of a building at Road 56, Victoria Garden City, Lekki, Lagos; Oju Emure Street, Odogunyan, Ikorodu and the Lord Chosen Church, Odofin Park Estate, Amuwo Odofin, all of which were attended to by the nearest fire stations at 2004hrs, 2019hrs and 2031hrs respectively.
As the fire incidents continue to increase, the fire boss warns the public to be more careful bearing in mind that the harmattan is here and there is every tendency that materials can easily spread fire at any slightest ignition”.
Public Affairs officer
Lagos State Fire Service