A fire disaster due to pipeline leakage has been averted in Alimosho.

Our Community gathered that the leakage occurred due to improper sealing of a damaged pipeline owned by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in Baruwa, Jakande.

Men of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) swiftly arrived and in collaboration with the NNPC maintenance team, activated adequate safety measures to avert any fire.

They went further to seal off the affected part while using necessary chemicals to avoid explosion and fire.

The Director-General of the agency, Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu who confirmed the incident, assured residents that no casualty was recorded.

Other emergency responders, who provided rescue effort, include the Nigeria Police, Nigeria Security, Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps, and the LNSC.

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