A foam factory belonging to Teju Industries Limited has been gutted by fire, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has said.
NewsCentral gathered that the factory, located in the Ilupeju area of Lagos State, was razed by the fire which started around 7.30 pm on Friday.
Men of LASEMA and the Lagos State Fire Service had rushed to the scene to salvage the situation and contain the fire.
The cause of the inferno remained unknown as of the time of reportage.
The General Manager, LASEMA, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said the fire had been contained and prevented from spreading to adjoining buildings on the premises.
He said, “Distress calls about a fire incident at the Teju Foam in Ilupeju, was received around 7.30 pm.
“The combined team of LASEMA Response Unit FIRE and Lagos State Fire Service have contained the fire and prevented it from spreading to other close properties.
“The cause of the fire is still unknown, but further updates will be communicated.”
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