Today, a fire outbreak occurred at the baggage hall of the number one gateway in the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport. The incident took place in the morning and caused panic among passengers and airport staff.
The fire broke out in the baggage hall, where luggage is processed and sorted before being loaded onto the planes. The exact cause of the fire is still under investigation, but initial reports suggest that it may have been caused by an electrical fault.
Emergency services were immediately alerted, and firefighters arrived at the scene within minutes. They swiftly worked to extinguish the flames and prevent the fire from spreading to other areas of the airport. Thanks to their prompt response, the fire was brought under control, and no casualties were reported.
Passengers and airport staff were evacuated from the affected area, and flights were temporarily disrupted. Airport authorities quickly set up alternative baggage processing areas to minimize inconvenience for travelers.
The airport management has assured the public that all necessary measures are being taken to assess the damage caused by the fire and to restore normal operations as soon as possible.
This article was updated 1 month ago