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Fire Service combats fire as fuel tanker blows up

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LASEMA, Lagos Fire Service and RRS quelling Otedola bridge fire1

The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service has arrived Alakara Bus Stop, Idi Oro, Mushin, Lagos followng a fire outbreak.

The Lagos State Fire Service explained that fire alert which was received at 13:17 hrs, saw the agency mobilize other emergency responders of the State to put up a concerted efforts in combatting the inferno.

Preliminary investigation revealed that it is a 33,000 tanker that is fully ladden 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.

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Motorists are advised to seek alternative route away from the Idi Oro Corridor of Agege Motor Road, Mushin.

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