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Fire guts Oando tank farm in Lagos



A tank farm belonging to Oando Plc located at Marine Beach in Apapa area of Lagos State was on Thursday gutted by fire.

Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, the Acting Zonal Coordinator, South West Zonal Office, (NEMA) confirmed the development to newsmen in Lagos.

Farinloye said the cause of the fire which started at the depot about 12.05 p.m. was yet to be ascertained.

He said all employees working in the facility had been safely evacuated.

According to him, officials of the Federal Fire Service, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Fire Service and the Lagos State Fire Service are presently trying to extinguish the inferno.


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