A 45,000 litres’ tanker was today morning prevented from fire disaster along LASU Igando Expressway at Village Bus Stop.
This was made known by Acting Head of Lagos State Fire Service, Margaret Adeseye while briefing journalists.
According to her, Lagos State Fire Service acted swiftly on an emergency call it received.
“I swiftly deploy Firefighters from Ojo Fire Station, who on arrival at the scene discovered a leakage from a fully laden 45,000 litres’ Mazda tanker with registration number AAA 198 XZ belonging to Luri filling station, conveying Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, from Apapa to Agbara while spilling it contents,” she said.
The Firemen battled to neutralise the potency of the contents to bring the situation under control.
Adeseye stated that in spite of the lockdown as a measure against the spread of COVID-19, a good number of fire related emergencies have been successfully managed. But she assured Lagosians that the Lagos State Fire Service was on full alerts to forestall any eventuality that may result from fire and other related emergencies.