• One dead, others injured
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has, Monday, recovered one commodity burnt beyond recognition on Long Bridge inward Arepo which gutted by fire along the Lagos Ibadan Expressway which claimed the life of one person and several injured.
LASEMA, however, said its action is on the heels of the continued collaboration between Lagos and its neighbouring states in tackling emergencies to ensure safety of lives and properties.
The cooperation between states led to LASEMA’s activation of its Response Team Tiger Squad to the incident scene at the Long bridge inward Arepo, when the agency received a distress call on a burning vehicle.
The incident, which involved a commercial vehicle with registration number LSD-715XV gutted by fire along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, claimed the life of a yet-to-be identified passenger that was burnt beyond recognition and injured several others.
The agency noted that the injured persons were rescued by police and FRSC officers, while the LASEMA Response Team recovered the burnt vehicle off the road to ensure smooth vehicular activities in the axis.Follow us on social media