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Fire guts NAFDAC warehouse in Oshodi

The inferno reportedly started from the power house and escalated to the nearby warehouse where chemicals were stored.

Fire guts NAFDAC warehouse in Lagos

The fire started from the power house around 3.15pm, the General Manager of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Adesina Tiamiyu, said in a statement.

"The inferno started from the power house, escalating to the nearby warehouse where chemicals were stored," Tiamiyu said.

According to the statement, "other buildings including the administrative building housing the central laboratory complex of the Agency were salvaged by the combined team of LASEMA and Lagos State Fire Service. Officials of NAFDAC also rendered necessary support for the intervention."

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"The fire has been put under control as damping exercise is presently ongoing," it said.

No casualty was recorded in the incident.

The cause of the fire, however, has not been determined as at the time of filing this report.

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