A Gas tanker caught fire as a result of sparks from a generator within the yard of the Blue Rail Mass Transit line in Marina under bridge, Lagos.
Agency responders have controlled the situation with no risk of secondary incidents.
In a statement signed and issued by Permanent Secretary,LASEMA,Dr Olufemi Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu, it was stated that “The Agency responded to the above incident in which a gas tanker caught fire due the sparks from a generator within the yard of the Blue Rail Mass Transit line.
He further said ” The combined efforts of the Lagos State Fire service and National Ports authority (NPA) fire service and agency responders have controlled the situation with no risk of secondary incidents.No further updates,he added.
The Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Police Command,SP Benjamin Hundeyin, also assured the general public in marina area of safety.
He said,”The fire at Marina started from the generator of the Blue Rail Mass Transit. Police patrol teams and the Fire Service are already on ground to control the crowd and put out the fire respectively.
“People are urged to go about their lawful duties and not panic as the situation is under control.