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Sam Mbakwe Airport Gutted by fire.

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Nigeria lost over six trillion naira to fire incidents.

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ExxonMobil plant in nearby Baytown that broke out in the wee hours of Sunday has been contained.

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The popular Sam Mbakwe Airport in Owerri, the Imo State capital has been gutted by fire destroying property worth millions of naira. Fire Fighters Magazine reporter gathered.   Commuters witness chaos at the busy Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport in Owerri, Imo state, today 8th April 2019.   The cause of the fire outbreak is …

The Fire Fighters Magazine bureau Chief, Engr Cyprian Effa recently in Ghana during a paper presentation, titled:’ fire prevention and safety: Redefining National Security’ revealed that N20 billion was lost to fire disasters within the period under review in some affected states of the federation in Nigeria and that efforts of the nation’s fire-fighting authorities …

DEER PARK, Texas (AP) gathered that Emergency crews worked tirelessly on Monday 18/3/2019 to control a fire outbreak at  Houston-area petrochemicals terminal that has spread to eight storage tanks.   Firefighters used foam to battle the inferno, the fire which started Sunday morning at Intercontinental Terminals Company in Deer Park, about 15 miles (24 kilometers) …

A 13-year-old student named Sunday Agonkurigo, who lost a good part of the skin on his face in a fire in the Upper East region, is in need of support to help him regain some dignity among his peers. Sunday’s unfortunate incident took place when he was just two weeks old. Starr.com.gh reports that the …

The United States of America (USA) has held a three-day training workshop for personnel of the Federal Fire Service (FFS) on latest techniques in combating emergencies, Fire Fighters Magazine gathered. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the workshop at the Federal Fire Service headquarters in Abuja, Douglas Black, the Security Governance Initiative (SGI) Coordinator in …

  FCT Fire Service in collaboration with Fire Fighters Magazine seeks stronger ties with a leading company in the communication industry on establishing fire safety clubs in FCT schools with a view to stemming down incessant fire outbreaks in the nation’s capital. Speaking at the occasion, Mr. Timveh Jeremiah, the spokesperson of the FCT Fire …

At least seven people were killed and seven others were injured Thursday 3/1/2019 in a multivehicle crash on Interstate 75 near Gainesville, Florida, investigators said. The Florida Highway Patrol said two tractor-trailer rigs and two passenger vehicles were involved in the crash, which unfolded about a mile south of Alachua. Alachua County Fire Rescue reported …

An early morning inferno on Sunday 23/12/2018 destroyed goods and property worth millions of naira at a shopping complex along Lanjorin Street in Ilorin. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that about 16 shops and five-room apartment were affected in the fire disaster. A victim, Mr Akeem Oyeniyi, popularly known as Murphy, blamed the disaster on …

  Incessant incidents of tanker fires is given experts of the Federal and State Fire Services great concern, not more than two days ago when a tanker fire outbreak was recorded in Abule Egba area of Lagos, Fire Fighters Magazine gathered; that a fuel tanker fire collided recently on Saturday 22nd December 2018 on Odo-Iyaalaro Bridge …

The Ikeja out let of Forte Oil petrol station besides the Domestic Police Station, along Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos state, was recently gutted by fire and destroy properties worth millions of naira   Fire Fighters Magazine reporters gathered that the fire broke out at about 1.55pm and the cause of the fire outbreak was unknown as …