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LAGOS TRAINS, EQUIPS 100 NEWLY RECRUITED FIREFIGHTERS

Cross-Section of the 100 newly recruited officers during the passing out ceremony, after six months of intensive training, at the Lagos Fire Service Headquarters, Alausa, Ikeja. The Lagos State Government has trained and presented necessary work tools, including Personal Protective Clothing, to 100 newly employed officers of the Fire Service for effective discharge of their duties. The Director, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Mrs. Adeseye Margaret, speaking at the passing out …

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Safety Alert!

There has been an accident involving a Mack Tanker fully laden with 45,000 litres of Petroleum Motor Spirit and a Tipper Truck at Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lagos, today, Sunday, 12th September, 2021. The tanker, which was reportedly hit by a run-away tipper truck, spilt its content while trying to enter an NNPC Filling Station along the axis. The incident, which occurred at Majek Bus Stop, inward …

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FIRE SERVICE BOSS APPLAUDS SANWO-OLU ON REHABILITATION OF STATIONS, OTHERS

The Director, Lagos State Fire Service, Mrs. Magaret Adeseye, has applauded Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for setting new standards in infrastructure management with the ongoing massive rehabilitation of fire service stations and other public buildings across the State. Speaking on the ongoing renovations in an interview with Alausa Alert, Mrs. Adeseye said the initiative has improved the working condition of officers and enhanced service delivery, through the provision …

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LAGOS FIRE SERVICE STOPS INFERNO AT LADIPO MARKET

 The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service has saved multi-million naira worth of commercial buildings and property from being consumed by Fire at Ladipo Market in the Mushin axis of the State.    Speaking to journalists on the early morning fire incident, the Director, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Mrs. Margaret Adeseye, disclosed that the Agency received a distress call at about 0731hrs on Sunday morning from 5, Rowland Street, Olateju, …

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LAGOS FIRE SERVICE AVERTS ESCALATION OF MULTIPLE FIRE INCIDENT ON KARA BRIDGE

The Lagos State Fire Service successfully averted an escalation of a fire incident involving three tankers and one trailer on Kara Bridge along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway in the early hours of Sunday. Speaking on the incident, the Acting Head, Lagos State Fire Service, Mrs. Margaret Adeseye, stated that the quick and timely response by the Agency ensured that the fire …

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FIRE SAFETY INSPECTION

One of the statutory responsibilities of the Fire Service is Fire Prevention Activities, this is done by conducting inspection on Companies, Schools, Public/Private Institutions and others Establishments within the State for Fire Safety Compliance. A total of 13,325 (Thirteen thousand three hundred and twenty five) Facilities were covered between June 2015 to December, 2017, with a view to assessing the …

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LAGOS FIRE SERVICE WARNS AGAINST ABANDONED VEHICLES ON ROADS

The Acting Director Lagos Fire Service, Mr. Rasaki Musibau on Wednesday warned motorists to avoid abandoning their vehicles on roads, especially at night in order to avert accidents and loss of lives. He made this assertion during his visit to the site of multiple accidents which claimed two lives, left five people injured and involved five vehicles along Lagos Badagry Expressway opposite Ojo Military …

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LAGOS RAISES ALARM OVER INCESSANT FIRE OUTBREAKS

The Lagos State Fire Service on Thursday raised alarm over the frequent fire outbreaks in the State and attributed same to a high level of unconsciousness in the handling of flammable materials, revealing that an increased rate of fire incidents across the State had been reported from the beginning of January 2019 till date. The Acting Director – Lagos State Fire Service, Rasaki …

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PROVISION OF PROTECTIVE APPARELS

Lagos State Fire Service Men are well kittedin order to prevent injuries while performing the tedious task of Firefighting and Rescue Operations. The Personal Protective Clothing (PPC) used during emergency operations are follow: Fire Protective Suit, Fire Safety Helmets, Fire Safety Boots, Hand Gloves. Various forms of Extrication Equipment such as Hydraulic Cutters, Spreaders etc. These State of the Art …

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UPGRADING AND CONSTRUCTION OF NEW FIRE HYDRANT POINTS

The Lagos State Government had rehabilitated and upgraded 225 (Two hundred and twenty-five) old Fire Hydrants that were initially below ground level in Lagos Metropolis and Installed 50 (Fifty) new additional ones to link the Mini/Micro Water Works in the State. The hydrants have been providing easy access to copious Water supply for Firemen during Firefighting and Rescue Operations and …

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