Three vehicles, including a Cadillac, were consumed during a massive fire outbreak at the premises of Lagos Airport Hotel on Thursday evening.
A massive fire at the premises of Lagos Airport Hotel on Thursday night has reportedly consumed three vehicles before it was brought under control.
Director General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Dr Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu, who confirmed the incident, said the fire also affected a building within the hotel premises.
Fortunately, the fire outbreak did not affect the hotel building and no injuries were reported.
Dr Oke-Osanyintolu, said in a statement that :
“We received multiple reports of a fire outbreak at Ikeja Airport Hotel along Obafemi Awolowo Way in Ikeja.
“On arrival at the above scene, it was determined that three (3) vehicles had caught fire; one Toyota coaster bus (LND133XW); a Honda civic saloon car (AKR234LZ) and a Cadillac Escalade car with unknown registration number.
“The resultant fire affected the Tour Africa Transport Company within the airport hotel premises and not the hotel building itself.
“The flames have since been extinguished by our responders and the Lagos State Fire Service and an investigation is being carried out to ascertain the cause of the fire.
“We appeal for calm and will provide further updates.”
The cause of the fire incident is still unknown. It is currently under investigation.