Lagos Fire Service raises alarm over petrol leakage at Iyana Odo

Posted by News Express | 23 August 2020 | 753 times

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The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service has announced the leakage of a Petroleum Motor Spirit (PMS) at Iyana- Odo on Atlas Cove-Mosimi System 2B Pipeline segment.

This was revealed on Sunday by the Acting Head of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Mrs. Margret Adeseye.

Mrs. Adeseye said that firefighters have been mobilised to the scene after a distress call was received in the early hours of today from Peace Estate, Isheri.

The Acting Head noted that PMS was gushing out from the pipeline linking Isheri to Igando and environs of Alimosho.

“On getting there, it was discovered that PMS was gushing out from the pipeline linking Isheri to Igando and environs of Alimosho, Lagos”, she stated.

According to her, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) pumping operations have been suspended as a result of that, while men of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service are putting the situation under control and officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) are also on ground to forestall any imminent danger.

She called on the residence of the area not to open fire along this axis in order to avert danger pending the conclusion of the repair works by the NNPC.

Read Full Statement Below:

Safety Alert…

NNPC Petrol Leakage at Isheri

There is a Petroleum Motor Spirit (PMS) leaking at Iyana Odo on Atlas Cove-Mosimi System 2B Pipeline segment.

This hint was dropped this morning by Mrs. Margret Adeseye, Ag. Head, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service while addressing pressmen at the scene of the incident.

According to her, a distress call was received at about 0541hrs to Peace Estate, after Petrocam Bus Stop, Isheri, and Firemen from Ikotun Fire Station were swiftly mobilized to the scene.

“On getting there, it was discovered that PMS was gushing out from the pipeline linking Isheri to Igando and environs of Alimosho, Lagos”, she stated.

Mrs. Margaret further explained that the NNPC pumping operations have been suspended while men of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service are putting the situation under control and NSCDC is providing security to forestall any imminent danger.

*However, she warned members of the public, particularly, residence within these corridors not to make open fire along these areas in order to avert danger pending the conclusion of the repair works by the NNPC.

Jamiu Dosunmu,

PAO, LSFRS,

23/08/2020. (Channels TV)


Source: News Express

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