Fire outbreak destroys plastic crates warehouse in Lagos

A fire outbreak has destroyed a plastic crates warehouse reportedly belonging to Guinness Nigeria at the Ogba area of Lagos State.

Tribune Online gathered that the incident occurred in the early hours of Thursday.

The Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Dr Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, in a statement issued to newsmen, said that the immediate cause of the outbreak could not be determined.

Oke-Osanyintolu, however, noted that the presence of all emergency responders to ensure the prevention of the further spread of the outbreak.

“On arrival at the scene of the incident at 0430hrs, it was observed that a warehouse storing plastic crates which appeared to belong to Guinness Nigeria Ltd used to store plastic crates had been burnt.

“The immediate cause of the fire could not be determined.

“However, agency responders and LASG Fire Service officials are on ground to carry out a dampening exercise to forestall any spread or secondary incident,” he said.

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