In a report reaching us now, the Lagos state port caught fire and millions of naira were lost.
According to report, there was an outburst on Thursday evening at Terminal C of the Tin-Can Island Port, which is under the management of Port & Cargo Handling Services (P&CHS), a subsidiary of Sifax Group, following a fire outbreak which razed a crane that was positioned near a container vessel at berth.
It was said that the reason behind the fire outbreak could not be ascertained in the time of filing report, but a source inside P&CHS told newsmen that the fire was put out within thirty minutes of outbreak.
The insider said:”We will be issuing a statement very early today, but the fire was put out within thirty minutes that it began.
“The fire didn’t affect the ship. It was the Crane that was affected by the fire,” he added.
In the video that was shared, it could be seen as the fire went wide causing a chaotic atmosphere.