December 4, 2023

A fire outbreak at the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) office in Oshodi has left several vehicles destroyed.

The cause of the fire, which was said to have started on Friday evening, could not be ascertained, but no life was lost in the incident.

The fire was also reported to have begun at a section of the compound where impounded vehicles were kept and 11 vehicles were affected.

However, the fire has been put out by officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA).

“Information gathered by LRT on arrival at the scene revealed that the fire started from the compound where impounded vehicles were kept. A total number of ten cars and one trailer was razed by the inferno,” LASEMA said.

“No casualties 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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