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Tanker Laden With Aviation Fuel Falls, Spills Content at Otedola Bridge

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Scores Killed, Four Rescued From Collapsed Building in Lagos

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Ochanja Market Fire Outbreak: Angry Mob Pelted Fire-fighters.

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If there is anything to go by, an oil tanker loaded with 44,000 litres of Aviation fuel (Jet A1) was in the early hours of 20/11/2019 involved in an accident on the Otedola Bridge inward Berger with the tanker spilling its content. And as at the time of this report, first responders to emergency are …

If there is anything to go by, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Femi Osanyintolu, confirmed that a building under construction along Glover Road caved in on first November 2019, one person has been reportedly killed, while four persons rescued by the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) from the collapsed building that …

The Controller General of the Federal Fire Service, Dr Liman Ibrahim is deeply saddened by the unfortunate fire incident that occurred on 16th October 2019 at Ochanja Market, Onitsha, Anambra State  and express his heart felt condolences to the families who lost property worth millions of naira to that inferno. Speaking to Fire Fighters Magazine correspondent, the Public Relations Officer of the Federal Fire Service, said, as part of the organization mandate in saving lives and property in Nigeria, the Federal Fire Service received a call at the wee hours …

In a bid to further deepen its resolve to ensure that fire related disasters are reduced to the barest minimum in the Federal Capital Territory and in line with its mandate, the FCT Fire Service, in partnership with the FCT Universal Basic Education Board (UBEB) and a key private sector driver – Tesodes Ventures Nig. …

A factory fire has killed 19 people in east China, local authorities in the latest deadly incident that hit the country’s industrial sector and as at the time of filling this report the incident is still under investigation, Fire Fighters Magazine gathered. The fire broke out on Sunday night 29/9/2019 at a factory in Ninghai …

Fourteen persons have been confirmed dead in a crash involving two vehicles enroute Kano/Gumel Road in Jigawa State. The road crash occurred on 31/8/2019.   The driver of one of the vehicles, Golf 3 wagon, heading for Gumel, from Kano, was said to have lost control after a tyre blow-out, collided with another car and …

The Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) Capt. Rabiu Yadudu, has commended the Federal Government over the recent procurement of a firefighting simulator for the aviation industry. Yadudu, who made this known in a statement through the Corporate Affairs office of the agency on Wednesday, noted that the simulator was first …

At the recently concluded Directors of state Fire Service Conference and the Controller General Federal Fire Service, reveal that fire fighting equipment worth sixty five million naira belonging to the Kaduna State Fire Service has been auctioned by the state Government due to lack of proper maintenance,  Fire Fighters Magazine gathered. Speaking with reporters at …

Report reaching us confirm that one person has been killed today 22/5/2019 and three trapped in a collapse building in Onitsha,  located along Ezenwa Street in Onitsha, Anambra state.. .

Kano State Fire Service on 13/5/2019 confirmed that a 15-year-old boy died in a well in Fagge LGA of the State. Alhaji Saidu Mohammed, public relations officer of the Kano state fire service confirmed the death to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano.   He said the accident happened on Monday evening at …