Fire Razes Houses At Ojuelegba, As Petrol Tanker explodes
A fuel tanker belonging to Forte Oil, one of the major oil marketers in the country went into flame this morning at Ojuelegba, Lagos consuming houses.
The fire,an eye witness, said was still raging as at 10.30, when he left the scene, adding that already several houses close to the bridge were affected by the inferno.
The explosion of the tanker, which led to petrol spillage, caused the fire to affect some houses very close to the bridge.
He however stated that fire services from the fire station at Ojuelegba and others from other parts of Lagos were battling to extinguish the fire.
Meanwhile vehicular and human traffic on the Ojuelegba area has been diverted a combine team of security men to avoid further damage.