A tanker at a petrol station at Idi Oro, in the Mushin area of Lagos state caught fire on Wednesday.
The Director, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Mrs. Adeseye Margaret who confirmed the incident in a statement said alert on the fire was received at 13:17hrs.
She said, “This saw the Agency mobilising other emergency responders of the State to put up concerted efforts in combatting the inferno.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that it is a 33,000 Tanker that is fully laden with Premium Motor Spirit, otherwise known as Petrol that is on Fire.
“Although the cause of the disaster is yet to be ascertained, Officials of Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service remain on top of the situation and will provide necessary updates as situation demands.
“Motorists are advised to seek alternative route away from the Idi Oro Corridor of Agege Motor Road, Mushin.”