Fuel Tanker Explodes Early Morning In Lagos

By Our Reporter

Abuja (Precise Post) – A diesel-laden tanker exploded at Egbeda, Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos in the early hours of Tuesday.

Investigation conducted by the state emergency team upon arrival at the scene revealed a fully loaded tanker with diesel had brakes failure and lost control.

The fire burnt all night as battled to put it out.

Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) told PM NEWS that the tanker exploded around 1:18am.

Oke-Osanyintolu said the tanker was loaded with diesel when it exploded in the dead of night, but he could not tell whether the fire razed buildings around.

According to him, the incident occurred at Banire Bus Stop, Egbeda inward Ikotun.

“Investigation conducted by the Team upon arrival at the scene revealed a fully loaded tanker with diesel had a break failure, lost control and fell off the road leading to an explosion and fire outburst.

“However, no recorded nor any properties razed in the unfortunate inferno.

“The fire has been successfully subdued by men of the LASEMA LRU Fire service and LASG Fire service while dampening down is ongoing, he said.

Source

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *