Newly built Ajah LAMATA terminal gutted by fire


Fire razes new LAMATA shelter in Ajah.

There was a fire outbreak on Saturday morning at the new Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) terminal in Ajah.

The cause of the morning inferno at the terminal which is still under construction is yet to be ascertained.

Videos making the round on social media showed thick smoke blowing through the roof.

The state government intervened swiftly by mobilizing the Fire Service Unit to the scene after emergency calls.

The Lagos State Transport Management Authority (LASTMA) also confirmed the incident.

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In another tweet, LASTMA confirmed that the fire had been put out.

“The earlier reported fire incident at LAMATA newly constructed shelter at Ajah is put off now. Normalcy has been restored”, it tweeted.

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