Lagos: 10 Cars, Trailer Burnt As Fire Razes LASTMA Yard

LAGOS AUGUST 15TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Ten cars and a trailer were razed by fire on Friday when the yard belonging to the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency (LASTMA) in the Oshodi area of Lagos State where seized vehicles are kept went up in flames.

According to a statement issued over the incident by Nosa Okunbor,  Head, Public Affairs of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) on Friday, it took the combined efforts of various emergency agencies to battle the fire for hours before it was eventually put out.

According to him: “Information gathered by LRT on arrival at the scene revealed that the fire started from the compound where impounded vehicles were kept.

“The course of the fire was unknown as at the time of filing in this report.

“A total number of 10 cars and one trailer were razed by the inferno. No casualty was recorded at the scene as the LRT, LRU Fire and LASG Fire are all responders.

“The fire has been successfully put out by joint responders, dampening down is presently ongoing.”

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