GOAL: To create a Safe and Conducive Atmosphere for a Sustainable Social and Economic Growth through Adequate Public Awareness of Fire Prevention and adopting modern Firefighting Techniques in an emerging Mega City.
Lagos Emergency Toll Free Lines: 767 or 112
ESTABLISHMENT OF LAGOS STATE FIRE SERVICE
Lagos State Government mindful of it social responsibilities to the people of the State on its creation in 1967, felt that enough was not being done by the Federal Fire Service to protect lives and property within the Metropolis. The State Government then established a State owned Fire Service by an Edict of Lagos State Law Cap 42 of 1972.
The Lagos State Fire Service became operative on 31st August, 1972 with an Expatriate Chief Fire Officer, Sir Allan Flemming as the Head along with a 3 – Man Crew.
Lagos State Fire Service is first among equal today in Nigeria with 15 functional Fire Stations across the State.
To guarantee prompt response to Fire Calls, Rescue Operations and other Related Emergencies while ensuring pro-activeness through Fire Preventive Measures and Training.
To ensure efficient and effective Service Delivery in Fire Prevention and Attack with a view to reducing to the barest minimum; Deaths, Injuries and Economic Losses consequent upon outbreak of fire.
To create a Safe and Conducive Atmosphere for a Sustainable Social and Economic Growth through Adequate Public Awareness of Fire Prevention and adopting modern Firefighting Techniques in an emerging Mega City.
Office of the Director
Communication & Control
Fire Prevention & Inspectorate
Workshop and Maintenance
Public Affairs Office
Monitoring and Enforcement
Hydrant and Equipment
Lagos State Fire Service has 553 (Five Hundred and Fifty Three) Operational Staff including 9 (Nine) Non Uniform Staff for various fields.