Filing station near Lagos airport on fire (photos)

A filling station near Lagos Airport, Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA) is currently on fire. It was gathered that fire fighters are still battling to put out the inferno which has taken over the entire filling station which is adjacent the domestic wing of Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA) is currently on fire.

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The fire incident at the Forte Oil filling station near the Lagos airport, is said to be caused by a tanker which exploded while discharging its content. The incident has also been worsened the traffic along the airport road inward the domestic wing.

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Daily Trust reported that vehicular movement has been grounded totally at the airport road, as the fire is still burning because the tanker had 33,000 litres of fuel. Alhaji Yakubu Umar, an eyewitness who spoke to journalists, said that the iron barricade constructed by the state government on the Airport road from Ikeja under bridge should be removed to aid emergency evacuation in times of disaster.

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While the fire has not been extinguished till now, sources disclosed that more trucks have been deployed by the state fire service and fire unit of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria FAAN.

Here are more photos below;

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180 Comments

  1. God please protect and save lifes,may we not witness any lost of lives before the end of this month ijn

  2. what a devastating incident. the fire service should try their best to make sure the fire is off . i just pray that the damages should not be much and no loss of life

  3. Haa. This is not good. Please fire fighters ooooo. Where una dey. It should be contained before it does more damage

  4. What a terrific occurrence, hope there was no lost of life, petrol tankers should be cautioned this days as it has lead to so much fire explosions in these current days

  5. This is tragedy! I hope no life is lost ..? This is serious ..what a loss of money…it is well.Dear Lord, help the people involved

  6. Fire is caused when people are careless.God will surely protect us all against fire this is December please let’s becarefull

  7. Fuel tanker got burnt killed people nd destroyed property worth millions of naira, now it’s fueling station with 33,000 litres of fuel so tragic

  8. Hmm devastating news, around this christmas period when am hearing there is fuel scarcity now Lord have mercy

  9. The news of fire outbreaks is becoming too much. May God help us. I just hope people won’t get roasted this time

  10. I don’t no way every December bad things always happen I pray they will quech the fire and no life will lose

  11. While we don’t have control over everything we keep having such embarrassingly unfortunate incidents recurring. We need to be more meticulous in all we do especially when carrying out activities that are clearly risky

  12. This is so unfortunate beyond human control. Just hope casualties wasn’t much. This ember month is always dangerous and full of unlikely event. Please we should be careful and vigilant always. God protect your people amen.

  13. Wow! The fire is huge, I hope it is put under control in time to avoid casualties. But what could have triggered the fire, have thy not been offloading fuel there before today? Why us this one different, God save us from evil.

  14. Lagos again..what going on in Lagos,is it everytime that there will be fire incident..may God almighty intervention

  15. But human being are terrible. See how they we’re watching the scene. They are not even scared that the fire will reach their place.

  16. hope there was no lost of life, petrol tankers should be cautioned this days as it has lead to so much fire explosions in these current days

  17. The fire service should try their best to make sure the fire is off . i just pray that the damages should not be much and no loss of life

  18. This is a big disaster and tragedy! I think there should always be an emergency extinguisher that could be used in the case explosion like this. I just pray the fire will be prevented without much injury.

  19. God please protect and save lifes,may we not witness any lost of lives before the end of this month ijn

  20. This is really bad news. The authorities should investigate the matter properly and find out the cause to avoid future occurrence God should save his children from disaster. Amen

  21. That’s a huge loss
    But a good thing there’s no casualty
    Accidents happen but we people should be extensively careful especial in such cases

  22. Wow I was actually close to dis place from ikeja I saw the flames n fire fighters but never knew it was a filling station d was mad, oh lord I just hope there wasn’t any casualties

  23. God please save your people I pray no life will be lost…more Grace upon your children oh lord

  24. God have mercy don’t let it be another black Friday we must not loose any life ijn,Lagos fire service should act fast

  25. na wa o this Xmas period hope nobody died o. please people should be very careful most expectally this amatan season

  26. While we don’t have control over everything we keep having such embarrassingly unfortunate incidents recurring. We need to be more meticulous in all we do especially when carrying out activities that are clearly risky

  27. What a disaster and loss of money. I admonish every Nigerians to always obey signs at filling stations please.

  28. I hope that no one lost his life in the inferno. May the good Lord help the owner to bear the loss of such magnitude.

  29. My lord your children are in your hands, please guide and protect us from every fire outbreak especially during this period

  30. I pray there’s no casualties and if there is, I pray GOD save them this is so bad oo is a bad story GOD have mercy

  31. multi millions property got burn, his only God that can console the owner of the filling station, and thank God there’s no casualties report at there.

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