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Fire guts LASTMA yard, 11 impounded vehicles destroyed

A fire outbreak on Friday destroyed 11 vehicles in the yard of Lagos State Transport Management Agency sited at Oshodi, Lagos.

Nosa Okunbor, LASTMA’s spokesman, confirmed the incident to Okay.ng .

According to him, the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

He said: “LASEMA is in an ongoing operation at the LASTMA yard Oshodi curtailing a fire outbreak. The cause of the fire outbreak is yet to be ascertained.

“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.

“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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