Mon. Oct 18th, 2021

Minor Fire Incident at NPA HQs Lagos

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••• fire caused by an electrical surge

In the early hours of Wednesday 22nd September 2021, a fire incident suspected to have been triggered by an electrical surge affected 3 offices on the 6th floor of the Broad Street wing of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Headquarters.

Operatives of the NPA Fire Service Department immediately mobilized to the scene and promptly contained the fire.

In line with safety protocols, the affected floor has since been cordoned off and investigations are ongoing to ascertain the actual cause of the fire this was made known in a press release by the authority’s General Manager Corporate and Strategic Communication, Olaseni Alakija.

“The fire affected one office where 2 desktops, tables, chairs and other furniture were lost. Two other adjoining offices were affected by smoke and soot.”

“The Management of the Authority appreciates the prompt response and professionalism of the Authority’s Fire service and security departments and wishes to assure all stakeholders and the general public that no sensitive documents were lost and normalcy has been restored and that our operations have not been disrupted in any way.”

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