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No Life Was Lost To Fire Outbreak At Lagos Port- Says NPA



The Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) has affirmed that there was no casualty during the fire incident at the Tin-Can Island Port and Cargo Terminal on Thursday.

The Public Relations Officer of the Port, Mr. Shola Adesanwo confirmed the fire incident on Friday.

It would be recalled that on Friday, there was a video showing terminal ‘C’ managed by Port and Cargo Limited at the Tin-Can Island Port up in flames, with cargoes worth millions of Naira being destroyed, surfaced on the internet.

It was gathered that the incident occurred on Thursday, July 20.

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Although details on the cause of the fire mishap are still sketchy, it was gathered that emergency responders appeared at the scene to battle the fire.

The fire started from a tyre of the gantry crane, noting that firefighters put off the inferno before it could spread up to the crane.

He disclosed that he was still waiting to gather more details from the fire service department of the agency before he issued an official statement.

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