Operatives of the NPA Fire Service Department containes fire at the NPA Headquarters

A fire incident suspected to have been triggered by an electrical surge affected three offices on the 6th floor of the Broad Street wing of the Nigerian Ports Authority Headquarters halted activities at the organisation yesterday .

Operatives of the NPA Fire Service Department mobilised to the scene and promptly contained the fire.

A statement from the General Manager Corporate and Strategic Communications, Olaseni Alakija, said that in line with safety protocols, the affected floor had been cordoned off and investigations were ongoing to ascertain the actual cause of the fire.

According to the GM, the fire affected one office where two desktops, tables, chairs and other furniture were lost. Two other adjoining offices were affected by smoke and soot.

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