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FAAN Alerts Airline Operators on Bush Fire Around MMIA Airfield

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has alerted airlines operators and other airport users that a bush fire incident has been reported around the RESA of 36L, Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

The alert came after the notice of huge smoke hovering around the Lagos gateway which sent different signals to fretting airport users.

But  Henrietta Yakubu, General Manager, Corporate Affair of FAAN quickly said in a statement yesterday that there was no cause for alarm.

According to her, “Officers of the Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting Services (ARFFS) are presently on ground and fire fighting is in progress.”

The FAAN spokesperson also said, the bush fire “incident did not affect flight operations as normal flight operations continues unhindered.”



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