The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority has explained how the fire that gutted its headquarters at Oshodi, Lagos, on Tuesday was combated.
LASTMA explained this in a statement signed by its Assistant Director, Public Affairs, Filade Olumide.
The statement which quoted the LASTMA General Manager, Olajide Oduyoye, said that the minor fire was immediately put out.
“There was a minor fire incident at the LASTMA Headquarters today, September 22, 2020.
“Immediately the fire was noticed on the air conditioner, the headquarters staff following the past fire drill training put out the fire.
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“The Fire Service were immediately summoned through a telephone call. The Lagos State Fire Service promptly responded to the call, put out the fire which was still slightly burning from the air conditioner, and ensured that the fire did not spread inside the office it occurred or the whole building,” the GM said.