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Yearly Archives: 2022

SCHOOL STATION TOUR (TEAM SAFETY)

The Agency opens its facilities to various schools for the purpose of school excursions, which also exposes them to the ‘dos and don’ts’ of incident and Fire Safety. Visiting schools are presented safety emblem to showcase their participation in the ‘Catch them Young’ Civic Engagement

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LASG WARNS MOTORISTS, RESIDENTS AGAINST INDISCRIMINATE STORAGE OF PETROL

The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service has warned the general public, particularly motorists, to desist from indiscriminate storage of Premium Motor Spirit (Petrol) in inappropriate places as the State has so far recorded 129 emergency calls on fire outbreaks in November, with 17 calls received in a day recently. The State Fire Chief, Mrs. Margaret Adeseye noted that since …

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LAGOS  RECRUITS 435 FIRE OFFICERS, COMMISSIONS THREE NEW FIRE STATIONS, ACQUIRES 64 FIRE UTILITY VEHICLES

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has stated that his administration would continue to support the State Emergency Responders System to reduce the casualty figures and losses resulting from disasters. Speaking through the Deputy Governor, Dr. Kadri Obafemi Hamzat at a Symposium themed: “Emergency Systems and the Economy: Impact and Opportunities”, held on Tuesday at the Marriott Hotel, Ikeja, Governor Sanwo-Olu said this will …

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LASG CONSTRUCTS SIX FIRE STATIONS, COMMISSIONS THREE, REHABILITATES EXISTING ONES

In a bid to reposition the Lagos State Fire Service for optimum performance, the Lagos State Government has embarked on the construction and rehabilitation of six fire stations, just as it completed the upgrade of the Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters at Alausa, Ikeja. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who disclosed during the commissioning of Ebute-Elefun, Ajegunle and Oniru Fire stations, which took place concurrently, said the projects are a result of a …

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Purchase of Fire Apparatus

The procurement of Fire Apparatus for the purpose of saving lives in distress is of premium importance to the service. Therefore, the State Government have provided necessary equipment required; which includes, Boronto Skylift, Firefighting Drone, Water Tanker and utility Vehicles.

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Provision of Personal Protective Clothing/Equipment for Y2022 Recruits

In line with the hazards that come with the task of firefighting at emergency scenes, the state government has helped to reposition the Fire and Rescue Service with the procurement of standard Personal Protective Clothing (PPC), Self-contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) and Master Breathing Apparatus to protect the lives of the firefighters.

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PUBLIC ENLIGHTENMENT

Since safety is the bedrock of security of any State, the Agency embarked on Fire Safety Advocacy Campaign to educate, inform and enlighten the public on how to stem the tide of fire outbreaks in Lagos. The Fire Prevention and Enlightenment Departments of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service initiated Station Tours and visited Public Places e.g. Markets, Motor …

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Recruitment, Training and Induction of Firemen

In fulfillment of electoral promise in 2019, Mr. Governor approved the recruitments of 100 personnel (Y2020) and 435 personnel (Y2022) with required educational qualifications with a six (6) month basic intensive training in Professional Fireman Competency. The professional training was completed with a Passing-out-Parade on October 27th, 2022.

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