The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has advised the general public not to panic after fire was detected on one of the runways of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.
The fire on 36L was conversely, put under control by fire service at the airport and the incident did not affect operations at the airport.
The General Manager, Corporate Affairs of FAAN, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, disclosed the incident in a statement.
She said, “Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria wishes to inform airlines operators other airport users that a bush fire incident has been reported around the RESA of 36L, Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.
FAAN officers of the Air Rescue and Fire Fighting Services are on ground and fire fighting is in progress. “Meanwhile , the incident did not affect flight operations as normal flight operations continues unhindered.”