Lagos: How fire gutted Blue Rail Line


Lagos residents woke up to hear that t he newly inaugurated Blue Rail Mass Transit at Marina Lagos Island, had been burnt by fire yesterday.

Lagos State Police spokesman, SP Benjamin Hundeyin told newsmen that the inferno started from the generator within the premises that forced passersby to run for their dear lives.

Lagos State Police spokesman, SP Benjamin Hundeyin who confirmed that the fire outbreak was brought under control by fire fighters and other emergency responders noted that “The fire at Marina started from the generator of the Blue Rail Mass Transit. Police patrol teams and the fire service are already on the ground to control the crowd and put out the fire, respectively.”

Hundeyin therefore, urged road users to go about their lawful duties and not panic, assuring them that the situation was under control.

The incident came after President Mohammadu Buhari inaugurated the Blue Rail Mass Transit on January 24 this year.


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