Fire eviscerates Lagos plastic company


Emergency agencies battled for hours on Sunday to put out a fire at Rida National Plastics Limited on Ilupeju Industrial Estate , Mushin , Lagos .

It was gathered that the fire affected the recycling section of the firm and three store and that the fire was escalated by the inflammable materials in the company .

The spokesperson for the Lagos State Fire Service , Shakiru Amodu , said firefighters from Ilupeju , Isolo , Alausa , Bolade Oshodi and Ikeja fire stations responded with 60 , 000 litres of water .

He said , “ The cause of the fire has yet to be ascertained , but we were able to curtail it from getting to the factory room . ”

The General Manager , Lagos State Fire Service , Adesina Tiamiyu , enjoined firms and residents to take precautionary measures to avert fire incidents.

Efforts to get reactions of the company proved abortive as calls put across to a line on its website indicated that the line was not reachable .

The message sent to the line had yet to be delivered as of press time.

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