A tank farm belonging to Oando Plc located at Marine Beach, Ijora, Lagos State has been gut by fire.
The Acting Zonal Coordinator, South West Zone of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr Ibrahim Farinloye confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.
Farinloye said the cause of the fire which started at the depot about 12.05 p.m. is yet to be ascertained.
He also said all employees working in the facility were safely evacuated.
According to him, officials of the Federal Fire Service, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Fire Service and the Lagos State Fire Service are presently trying to extinguish the inferno.