Fire incident in the premises of Lagos Airport Hotel on Thursday night claimed three vehicles.
Preliminary Report reveals the fire did not affect the hotel building.
The vehicles were; Toyota coaster bus with number plate, LND133XW; a Honda civic saloon car with number plate, AKR234LZ; and a Cadillac Escalade car with an unknown registration number were affected.
While confirming the incident, Dr Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, said the fire affected a transport company within the hotel and not the hotel building itself.
“We received multiple reports of a fire outbreak at Ikeja Airport Hotel along Obafemi Awolowo Way in Ikeja.
“On arrival at the above scene, it was determined that three (3) vehicles had caught fire, one Toyota coaster bus (LND133XW), a Honda civic saloon car (AKR234LZ) and a Cadillac Escalade car with an unknown registration number.
“The resultant fire affected the Tour Africa Transport Company within the airport hotel premises and not the hotel building itself.
“The flames have since been extinguished by our responders and the Lagos State Fire Service and an investigation is being carried out to ascertain the cause of the fire.
“We appeal for calm and will provide further updates,” he said.