Breaking: Fuel Tanker Explodes At Anthony In Lagos (photos/videos)


A fuel tanker has exploded at Anthony inward Gbagada, Lagos State on Friday night, September 18.

According to multiple reports, the incident occurred a few minutes past 10pm, sparking inferno which has reportedly razed at least two vehicles.

Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Agency, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, confirmed the incident, saying;

The Agency responded to distress calls and upon arrival at the scene of incident, it was discovered that a tanker with unknown registration number conveying PMS lost control while in motion and subsequently fell sideways.

This led to an explosion in which two unidentified vehicles were burnt.

A joint team of responders led by LASEMA, LASG fire service, LRU fire unit, Nigeria Police and LASTMA are working together to curb the inferno from escalating further.

According to Oke-Osanyintolu, casualties could not be ascertained as at the time of filing this report but rescue mission was ongoing.

See some photos and videos from the fire scene below;

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