BREAKING: Fire Guts NNPCL Apapa Tank Farm

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According to an eyewitness, Mr Tunde Are, the raging fire starter at about 11:00 am. He said people ran helter-skelter to contain the fire before a…

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited, NNPCL Tank Farm at Kayode Street, Marine Beach, in the Apapa area of Lagos was on Friday was gutted by fire.

According to an eyewitness, Mr Tunde Are, the raging fire starter at about 11:00 am.

He said people ran helter-skelter to contain the fire before a rescue team arrived.

The rescue team, led by the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Lagos State Emergency Management Authority, LASEMA, were still battling to put off the raging fire as of the time of filing this report.

The inferno, it was gathered, resulted from a spillage of petroleum products within the perimeter of the terminal

Confirming the incident, the Director, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Mrs Margaret Adeseye, said concerted effort with various emergency responders within the oil and gas industry was on to contain the situation.

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