The operatives of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) and other emergency responders in the early hours of Saturday combated an industrial fire outbreak.
Mr Taofiq Adebayo, the Director, Public Affairs and Enlightenment Department of LASTMA, made the disclosure in a statement in Lagos on Saturday.
He stated that the industrial fire outbreak occurred at Mega Plastics Company at No. 4, Ilupeju Bypass, beside the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Ilupeju.
“The Traffic Officer of LASTMA, Mr Ayo Olaosebikan (Falcon) of Zone 21, confirmed that LASTMA rescue team arrived at the scene of the industrial fire outbreak around at 6:30 a.m. before other emergency responders were contacted by LASTMA.
“Immediately we arrived at the scene of the industrial fire, we quickly informed other emergency responders particularly the Lagos State Fire, Rescue Services and the Nigerian Police.
“The causes of industrial fire could not be immediately ascertained.” NAN quoted him as saying.
Olaosebikan noted that a preliminary investigation revealed that the storage and factory section of the petrochemical company was seriously affected by the fire outbreak.
According to him, emergency responders on ground include Federal and State Fire Services, policemen and LASTMA Response Unit.
Olaosebikan said that neither injury nor death had been recorded.