A morning fire yesterday was reported to have affected one of the premises of CWG Plc; located at Lekki Phase 1, Lagos, South-West, Nigeria around 10:30am.
The building affected currently serves as a storage unit for the location; with few personnel operating there.
Although the cause of the fire was yet unknown, a statement from the company said that it was immediately contained, as staff in adjoining premises were safely evacuated.
The company said that the eventual containment of the fire was achieved when Officers of the Fire Service Units arrived at the scene, ensuring the confinement of same, to avoid damage to other surrounding structures.
The statement signed by Group Head, Brand and Marketing Communications, Mrs. Anthonia Ehanmo stated that there was some level of material loss with the building adding that no injury or loss of lives were recorded.
“Whilst we wait on the official investigation to the cause of the fire, we wish to express our immense appreciation to our Staff, neighbouring community and indeed the dedicated men of the Fire Service Stations for their swift intervention and assistance in quelling the situation”, she said.