The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service is currently fighting an industrial fire at Mega Plastic, Ilupeju bypass, Mushin, Lagos.
According to Adeseye Margaret,
Director Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, the emergency alert was received at 07:26 hours on Saturday, and Ilupeju, Bolade, and Alausa Fire Stations are in attendance for the firefighting operations.
The storage and factory sections of the petrochemical company were affected as the fire is being curtailed.
No injuries or deaths have been recorded thus far.
The intensity of the fire continues due to the involvement of petrochemical products. However, it is worth noting that the fire has been contained within the storage area and factory section where it started.
The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service is receiving assistance from the other Emergency Responders to restore normalcy to the situation.
As of now, no casualties have been recorded, and the
investigation into the incident will begin once the firefighting operations are completed.