The fire outbreak at the Ikeja Airport hotel premises on Thursday had three vehicles affected. However, the hotel building was not affected according to reports.
A coaster bus with number plates, LND133W; a Honda civic saloon car with number plate, AKR234LZ; and a Cadillac Escalade car which has an unknown registration number were all affected during the incident.
The Director General of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Dr Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu acknowledged that a building within the premises was also affected but the fire had been extinguished.
He said, We received multiple reports of 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.” He concluded.