No Fewer Than 20 Vehicles, Bags Of Rice Destroyed As Fire Razes Customs Warehouse In Ikeja, Lagos

Date: 05-01-2018 12:53 pm (3 years ago) | Author: onuigbo felicia
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No fewer than 20 vehicles and scores of bags of rice were Thursday destroyed when fire gutted Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, Federal Operations Unit, FOU, Zone A warehouse in Ikeja, Lagos State.
the 20 vehicles destroyed by the inferno started at about 3 pm were six trailers, 12 vehicles and two mini-buses.
It was learned that the foreign parboiled rice, which worth millions of Naira, were loaded in the trucks before it was gutted by the inferno that also razed substantial part of the warehouse.
A Custom officer, who does not want his name in print, disclosed that the fire started due to bush burning activity within the axis where the vehicles are parked.
When a reporter visited the scene of the inferno, officials of the Lagos State Fire Service, Emergency management Agency, LASEMA Response Team Fire Unit and other emergency officers were sighted at the scene putting out the fire.
While speaking in an interview, Director, Lagos State Fire Service, Mr. Rasak Fadipe, who confirmed the fire disaster, disclosed that his men responded swiftly to the emergency call.
He said: “The warehouse was filled with over 300 vehicles of different brands. And with our efforts, we were able to save about 99 percent of the property at the scene.”
Also, Deputy Head, Lagos State Fire Service, Rasaki Musibau, hinted that the fire disaster started from a burst cylinder which was stored under one of the burnt vehicles within the warehouse.
“From available information, the fire started from a burst cylinder stored under one of the vehicles and enhanced by the harmattan,”
he added.



Posted: at 5-01-2018 12:53 PM (3 years ago) | Hero
- ficull at 5-01-2018 03:30 PM (3 years ago)
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Covering up their corruption. Destroying evidence.
Posted: at 5-01-2018 03:30 PM (3 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- favourita at 5-01-2018 03:51 PM (3 years ago)
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Idiot fellows Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 5-01-2018 03:51 PM (3 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- SweetDaddy1 at 5-01-2018 04:42 PM (3 years ago)
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After stealing most of the vehicles and goods, they set fire inside the warehouse and vehicles outside the warehouse.
    Nigerian Custom Service, the worst custom organization in the World... Grin Grin Grin
Posted: at 5-01-2018 04:42 PM (3 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- kacylee at 5-01-2018 07:04 PM (3 years ago)
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OMG! these customs have seized the wrong goods

Posted: at 5-01-2018 07:04 PM (3 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- slimber at 5-01-2018 08:22 PM (3 years ago)
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Hmmmm 20i8 please we need good news
Posted: at 5-01-2018 08:22 PM (3 years ago) | Hero
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- xspraise at 5-01-2018 10:37 PM (3 years ago)
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see people money as e dey burn

Posted: at 5-01-2018 10:37 PM (3 years ago) | Hero
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- nametalkam at 6-01-2018 11:13 AM (3 years ago)
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Quote from: SweetDaddy1 on  5-01-2018 04:42 PM
After stealing most of the vehicles and goods, they set fire inside the warehouse and vehicles outside the warehouse.
    Nigerian Custom Service, the worst custom organization in the World... Grin Grin Grin


Na corny man, dey sabi corny man

Posted: at 6-01-2018 11:13 AM (3 years ago) | Hero
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