Diesel tanker has reportedly exploded at the boundary between Olambe and Matogun, in the Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State.
The truck driver was said to be carrying the diesel to a filling station in the area when he lost control of the vehicle due to the bad road.
The truck crashed and the tank fell to the ground, got ruptured and the petrol spilled on the road and into the drainage channel in the area as the fire razed shops and buildings in the area.
The Lagos Territorial Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency, Ibrahim Farinloye, confirmed the incident in a statement on Saturday. Stateing that no casualty had been recorded, adding that the content of the tank spilled around 7am.
“The situation was mitigated with most of the content spilling into the canal close to the scene, thereby saving the community from serious incident that could have affected people. The fire has been put out.”