Fire Averted At Murtala Airport

Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos

A quick response by men of the Airport Fire and Rescue Services Department has averted a fire incident at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

The incident, which occurred at the E-Wing on Thursday, July 28 2016 at about 1100pm did not affect flight operations.

Preliminary investigation indicates that the fire emanated from the electrical control panel.

“Our engineers who have restored power at affected areas are working round the clock to restore normalcy.

“Members of the public are therefore advised to disregard nay-sayers who may want to exploit the situation to create unnecessary panic.

“The Federal Airports Authority of wishes to apologize to all travellers and airport users for inconveniences caused while assuring them of their safety and security,” a statement by FAAN General Manager, corporate Affairs, Yakubu Dati said.

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