Nigerian Breweries said the early morning fire at its Lagos Plant in Iganmu, Lagos has been contained.
The firm, Nigeria’s leading brewers said in a tweet at about noon that the fire only affected bottles and crates.” and that there was ‘no injuries or casualties’.
The fire outbreak at Lagos Plant of NB contained. No injuries or casualties. Only empty bottles/crates impacted. Operations not disrupted.
— Nigerian Breweries (@NBPLC) December 25, 2016
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Mr Fatai Owoseni, has redeployed about 100 policemen to the premises of the Nigerian Breweries Plc, Iganmu, Lagos where an early morning fire razed a part of the company’s premises on Sunday.
Owoseni said that the deployment was meant to give adequate security cover to the company and to hold back some miscreants who wanted to take advantage of the situation to enter the company’s premises
The actual cause of the fire could not be immediately ascertained as at the time of this report.