LASEMA , Others Put Out Otedola Tanker Inferno

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA ,  have restored vehicular movement to the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway after an early morning tanker explosion.

Responders were about concluding the recovery of a truck laden with 40 ft container that fell last night at Otedola Bridge, inward Berger, when a tanker about 300 metres away from the fallen truck exploded at about 2:45a.m this morning.

The tanker had collided with a truck while moving inward Berger and exploded immediately.

No casualty was recorded. The Agency's Responders, including its Fire Team and Lagos State Fire Service , jointly put out the fire and salvaged a tanker with registration number KJA 662 YA, laden with 33,000 litres of petrol 

Fire affected the following: 

✓a tanker laden with diesel with plate no KSF-269 XY

✓a 40ft containerized truck with plate no ENU-814 YS

✓a tanker loaded with diesel with plate no KSF-271 XY 

✓a car burnt beyond recognition

✓a six tyre truck burnt beyond recognition

✓a 20ft containerized truck .


Chris Kehinde Nwandu is the Editor In Chief of CKNNEWS || He is a Law graduate and an Alumnus of Lagos State University, Lead City University Ibadan and Nigerian Institute Of Journalism || With over 2 decades practice in Journalism, PR and Advertising, he is a member of several Professional bodies within and outside Nigeria || Member: Institute Of Chartered Arbitrators ( UK ) || Member : Institute of Chartered Mediators And Conciliation || Member : Nigerian Institute Of Public Relations || Member : Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria || Fellow : Institute of Personality Development And Customer Relationship Management || Member and Chairman Board Of Trustees: Guild Of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria

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