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Inferno Erupts at NNPCL Apapa Tank Farm, Lagos

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited (NNPCL) Tank Farm on Kayode Street, Marine Beach, Apapa, was engulfed in a fierce fire on Friday.

The blaze, which broke out around 11:00 am, sent shockwaves through the area as panicked residents scrambled to safety.

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Eyewitness MMrTunde has recounted the chaotic scene, noting that people rushed frantically to control the flames before emergency services arrived.

The fire, reportedly caused by a petroleum product spillage, raged uncontrollably, prompting a massive response from the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service and the Lagos State Emergency Management Authority (LASEMA).

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As of the time of reporting, emergency teams were still battling the inferno.

Director of Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Mrs. Margaret Adeseye, confirmed the incident, stating that a coordinated effort with other responders in the oil and gas industry was underway to contain the situation.

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