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Fire guts plastic factory in Lagos


Fire fighters trying to put out the fire. PHOTO: NAN

There was a fire outbreak yesterday at Rida National Plastic industry on the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, at Barack Bus Stop, Lagos State, with property worth million of naira destroyed. The factory is located close to the head office of the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency (LASTMA).

The fire outbreak was reported in the early hours of Sunday. Fire fighters from the Lagos State fire Service and other private and public agencies including the Ikeja military cantonment, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) Response Unit, Julius Berger Fire Fighters, Chivita Fire Fighters, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), and LASTMA, were on ground to put out the raging inferno.

The fire was immediately curtailed from spreading to the cantonment and other factories around the area as a result of the prompt response of the fire fighters.

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