UPDATE ON LASTMA YARD FIRE OUTBREAK

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In reference to the above mentioned incident and after the conclusion of operation last night, about 7:05 pm another distress call was put accross to the Agency alerting on the re-ignition of the fire same night Friday 14th August, 2020 at about 9:30pm.


Quickly, the Team, LRU Fire and LASG Fire moved in to prevent the spread of the inferno.


A fresh and deep dampening down was done before leaving the scene last night.

Unfortunately, another distress call was put accross to the Team earlier this morning Saturday 15th August 2020 at about 6:55 am informing of another Re- ignition from the same spot,
However, the team and other responders with the Agency’s Hiab and Super Metro evacuated some of the abandoned vehicles and also cleared up some of the vulnerable spot which can lead to another re- ignition of the fire.


The course of the incident was attibuted to the decomposition of combustible refuse within the compound.

The Director of Operations LASTMA, Mr. Oreagba was on ground to monitor the whole proceedings.Update on the above reported incident.


The vulnerable spots were cleared, abandoned vehicles were repositioned to prevent re-ignition of the fire.

Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu
DG/CEO LASEMA

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