A late intense Friday night fire erupted at about 7:30pm at TejuFoam in Ilupeju area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria causing massive economic loss.
Director General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu said distress calls were received about a fire at the location which started at around 7.30pm
“The combined team of LRU fire and LASG Fire Service have contained the fire and prevented it from spreading to other close properties,” he said.
Oke-Osanyintolu added that inspection of the affected areas revealed that the tailoring section, blocking section, galaxy department, cutting section and stacking area of the premises were affected.
“The cause of fire remains unknown while damping has been completed,” he said.
Reports however stated that some vehicles parked at the premises of the company were burnt in the inferno but there was no human loss.