Fire

  • Lock down- Disconnect Sources of Power Supply in Offices and Shops-Oyo Fire┬áService

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    Nigerians have been advised to ensure that all sources of electricity supply to their offices, shops and business premises are disconnected before proceeding on the indefinite break occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic.

    This advice was given by the Deputy Director, Oyo state Fire Service, Mr. Moshood Adewuyi.

    ‘’In this time of lock down those who are not in their offices, shops and business premises should isolate the power supply. Also they should discourage the handling of highly inflammable content in their offices, shops and business premises’’.

    ‘’I also want to advise that every home, office and shop should have a potable fire extinguisher to curtail any fire out break. They should attach great importance to 9 Kg/Co2 fire extinguishers. In addition, I appeal to members of the public not to hesitate to call the fire service in the event of any fire outbreak, so as to minimize the destruction of valuables’’, Mr. Adwwuyi stated.

  • Recent Fire Incidents are man made-Oyo Fire Service

    The Oyo state Fire Service has attributed fire incidents in the state in recent times to human error.

    The potions of the fire service was made know by its Deputy Director, Mr. Moshood Adewuyi.

    Since I joined the service three decades ago, I have never witnessed such fire incidents, between January 1st and today we have recorded 200 fire calls. All these fire incidents are man made not natural causes. The fire incidents occurred due to one mistake or the other. I appeal to residents of Oyo state to be careful and abide by fire safety tips'', Mr. Adewuyi stressed.