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Fire razes 6 shops in Kano market

July 14, 2018

No fewer than six shops were burnt at Kofar Wambai Jewelry Market (Kasuwar ‘Yan Yeri) in Kano on Friday night. The Director of the State Fire Service, Alhaji Sagir  Madaki, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Saturday that the fire burnt six shops. He said “we received a distress call from […]

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Fire Emergencies: Lagos Moves To End Locking Of Street Gates

November 4, 2017

    To curb fire incidents, the Lagos State Government will soon begin the enforcement of a directive prohibiting locking of street gates, Safety Record Newspaper can report. The Director General of the Lagos State Safety Commission, Hon. Hakeem Dickson gave this indication on day two of the maiden Lagos State Fire Safety Conference jointly […]

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Nigeria and the worst oil tanker fires around the world

July 6, 2017

  At least 123 people were killed and scores injured in central Pakistan early Sunday, June 25 when a fire erupted after crowds rushed to collect fuel from an overturned oil tanker. Here are the most serious of such incidents around the world over the past decade. In many of the most deadly of these, […]

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Challenges in the Pursuit of a Fire-Free State

June 1, 2017

  … Experts call for collaborative effort from the public and the fire service. Many setbacks confront combatting of fire disasters in Lagos state, including poor response to emergency calls and grossly inadequate firefighting at the scene of fire incidents. While the state government has intensified effort to improve this, perhaps better than any other […]

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Rate of Emergency Calls Worrisome – Lagos Fire Boss

May 7, 2017

  The Director of the Lagos State Fire Service, Mr. Rasaq Fadipe has decried the rate of emergency calls received since January to March this year. He noted that despite continuous public enlightenment strategies put in place by the state to reduce incessant fire outbreaks, the situation is “very worrisome.” Fadipe said this while delivering […]

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ESRM 03: SCIENTIFIC GUIDE AND ACCEPTED METHODOLOGY FOR FIRE & EXPLOSION INVESTIGATION

March 8, 2017

ESRM 03 is the forensic aspect of Fire safety risk management. It involves the investigation and determination of root cause incidents surrounding related fire and explosion incidents. It focuses on investigative methodologies used to determine the possible cause of fire and explosion incidents. The course contend used in this module is based on NFPA 921: […]

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48 Shops Razed In Gombe Market Fire

January 11, 2017

  Forty-eight shops and property worth N40 million were destroyed when a midnight fire gutted Gombe’s old market on Tuesday, December 27. The chairman of the market traders’ association, Mohammed Aliyu Abba said that the fire started around 1am, and consumed goods of at least 300 traders. However, no life was lost in the incident […]

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Christmas Day Fire Guts Nigerian Breweries Factory In Lagos

January 11, 2017

Fire gutted the Nigerian Breweries factory in Iganmu area of Lagos on Christmas Day, December 25, destroying some sections of the factory. While the fire was described as heavy by witnesses, the company said no life was lost in the incident. The Director, Lagos State Fire Service, Razak Fadipe, told the News Agency of Nigeria […]

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Lagos Fire Boss Makes Case for Fire Extinguishers in Homes, Vehicles

November 2, 2016

Against the backdrop of incessant fire incidents across the state, the Director of Lagos State Fire Service, Mr. Rasaq Fadipe, has reiterated the importance of Lagos residents having a fire extinguisher in their homes, as well as, their vehicles. Speaking recently with journalists at a safety event in Lagos, Rasaq said that everyone needed to […]

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Gas Powered Generator Invention and Safety Concerns

July 1, 2016

…Who Will Protect the Consumers? With the high cost of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) otherwise known as petrol, comes inventions to reduce the cost of domestic consumption of petrol to generate alternative power. Of note is the newly introduced Gas Cylinder powered generating set to generate electricity. Concerned citizens are calling on the authorities to […]

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