2 Dead As Diesel Tanker Catches Fire In Lagos
TWO HOURS LATER, THE FIRE WAS STILL RAGING
What is really the cause of tankers’ explosion. The fear is one that is already deep rooted in people all over the country and Lagos is not left out. Time and again there will be news of a tanker explosion which always comes along with loss of lives and properties.
Yet again on Wednesday morning, a tanker loaded with diesel exploded and burst into flames taking two lives in its wake. The fire was not extinguished fast enough and it razed down the tanker, a tipper truck and another car.
The Lagos State Traffic Management issued a statement that the unfortunate incident happened around the Barracks area, close to Iyana-Iba in Lagos.
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The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASTMA and the Lagos State Fire Service later came to the scene of the incident and the fire was eventually put out.
Affected vehicles were taken off the road and the road was sealed off for some hours before it was open to be used again by motorists and pedestrians.
The government has been called upon to put measures in place to see that such an incident is better handled.