[Photos] LASEMA helps put off a raging fire in a Lagos petrol station

10/30/2020

Posted by: Oluwaseun Solomon

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See the moment LASEMA officials swiftly quenched a massive raging fire that almost consumed a petrol station in Ogba, Lagos State. Check here for photos!

A recent press report stated that many houses and properties would have been destroyed by a raging fire that reportedly ensued when petrol was being delivered to a filling station in Ogba, Lagos state. The report stated that residents of Ogba Aguda district in Lagos state were so lucky that LASEMA officials were able to quickly curb the recent fire outbreak in Yerevan Oil Station located along Ajayi road in the Ogba community.

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Luck smiled on residents of Ogba, Lagos State as LASEMA officials were able to quickly quench a raging fire in a filling station recently.

LASEMA reports revealed that the fire incident was caused by spillage of petrol fuel from the delivery truck laden with about 33,000 litres of PMS (Premium Motor Spirit). Fortunately, the reports also stated that no life was lost to the incident and no one suffered any form of injury during or after the incident at the filling station, all thanks to the prompt response of the LASEMA team and their swiftness in curtailing the raging fire before it could escalate beyond control.

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The swift response of some LASEMA team reportedly helped in curbing a raging fire that recently ensued in Ogba, Lagos

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LASEMA says that on getting to the scene of the Ogba fire incident, its officials were able to identify and shut off the leaky fuel valve that caused the fire. The LASEMA team also revealed that they were able to quickly blanket the burning petrol-laden truck to curb the raging fire and to protect other properties from catching fire.

And talking about quick response to fire incidents in Lagos State, below is a press video of LASEMA’s DG speaking on the massive fire outbreak in Ikorodu a few months back.

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Oluwaseun Solomon is a prolific and diligent automobile writer at Naijauto.com. He's also an experienced digital marketer and a creative multimedia developer that specializes in video editing. He currently contributes informative and easy to read articles on topics covering transportation, traffic updates, auto industry updates, and different car reviews.
When Solomon is not writing, you will either find him composing music, editing videos or simply enjoying YouTube "TEDx Talk" videos with a chilled drink :)

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