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Pandemonium as Fire Guts Lagos NNPCL Papa Tank Farm 



Kehinde Adeleye



A new NNPCL Tank Farm in Lagos, Nigeria, previously known as OVH, caught fire on Friday, May 17, causing chaos in the area.



The fire broke out around 11 am, prompting people to scramble to contain the blaze before the arrival of rescue teams. By 1 pm, the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service and LASEMA were still working to extinguish the fire.


The incident was said to have been caused by a spill of petroleum products within the terminal boundaries.



The Director of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Mrs. Margaret Adeseye, confirmed the incident and assured the public that efforts were being made in collaboration with other emergency response teams in the oil and gas industry to control the situation and prevent it from worsening. Your support can help us continue delivering quality news and information to our readers consistently.


“The public are hereby assured that the emergency operation is under control from escalating further,” Adeseye stated.




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