UPDATED: NNPC, Lagos fire service disagrees as depot catches fire

 

A tank farm which the Lagos Fire Service said belonged to the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited has caught fire in Apapa, Lagos State.

A video of the fire incident surfaced on the social on Friday morning.

But the NNPCL denied that the incident happened at its depot, saying it was from a pipeline at Honeywell Oil and Gas.

The Lagos State Fire Service on Friday confirmed that there was a fire incident at a depot in Apapa.

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The Director of Public Affairs of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Amodu Shakiru, disclosed this to our correspondent in a telephone conversation.

Shakira said, “Yes, we just received a call from that area and the call came in at 11:27 am”.

Shakiru disclosed that firefighters were already at the scene to rescue the situation.

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