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UPDATED: NNPC Petrol Station Currently On Fire (Video)


The NNPC fuel station on College road, Ogba in Lagos state, is currently on fire.

It was gathered that some houses close to the fuel station are said to have been affected.

The outbreak reportedly started around 1pm at College Road, caused by a petrol tanker allegedly discharging its content.

At the time of this report, firemen from Lagos and Federal Fire services have been deployed to the scene and were combating the inferno.

Confirming the incident, the Director-General (DG) Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu said:

 “It was observed that a tanker inside the NNPC caught fire which culminated to the spread of the fire to buildings nearby.

“Efforts are ongoing by the agency’s officials led by the DG/CEO and men of the Lagos State Fire Service and the Federal Fire Service to combat the inferno.

“Rescue operation is ongoing while we appeal to members of the public to keep away and allow the responders to complete their work."

Watch a video from the scene below

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