A plastic company located in the Ilupeju area of Lagos was gutted by fire in the early hours of today, Saturday, September 23, 2023.
A statement released by the Director, of the Public Affairs and Enlightenment Department of LASTMA, Adebayo Taofiq, said LASTMA officials arrived at the scene of the fire incident at about 6:30 a.m., after which they contacted other emergency responders to assist in putting out the fire.
“Operatives of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority and other emergency responders in the early morning today (Saturday, 23rd of September, 2023) combated an industrial fire outbreak at Mega Plastics Company located at No.4, Ilupeju Bypass beside Federal Inland Revenue Service, Ilupeju area of Lagos.
Traffic Officer Ayo Olaosebikan (Falcon) of Zone 21 confirmed that the Lastma rescue team arrived at the scene of the industrial fire outbreak around 6:30 a.m. before other emergency responders were contacted by Lastma.
Immediately we arrived at the scene of the industrial fire, we quickly informed other emergency responders particularly the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Services and the Nigerian Police.’‘ the statement read
The cause of the fire outbreak is yet unknown. No injuries or deaths were recorded at the scene of the incident.