On Tuesday evening, a petroleum tanker caught fire at mile 2 of Otto Wharf in Lagos State.
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency claims that the organization responded to distress calls at the mentioned location by activating its response plan.
Officials and locals were seen attempting to contain the fire, which had spread rapidly and caused panic in the neighborhood.
“Upon arrival at the scene by the agency response team, a fire outbreak from a fuel tanker and drums was encountered.
It added that emergency responders “are currently battling the inferno to contain it.”
“Operation is still ongoing.
“Members of the public are to refrain from nearing any naked flame while motorists are to avoid the area, LASEMA Spokesperson, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said in a statement.