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Video: Tanker catches fire on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Video: Tanker catches fire on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

A petrol-laden tanker exploded and went up in flames on Sunday on the Longbridge area of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. It was gathered that the incident happened around 4:30 pm after the tanker collided with a sport utility vehicle. However, no casualty was recorded.
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Otedola Bridge: LASEMA averts another explosion, recovers fallen tanker

Otedola Bridge: LASEMA averts another explosion, recovers fallen tanker

By Olasunkanmi Akoni Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, (LASEMA) early Wednesday morning, averted yet another disaster when it recovered an oil tanker laden with 44,000 litres of Aviation fuel (Jet A1) which involved in a lone accident on the Otedola Bridge inward Berger, along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. In the operation, LASEMA team’s preliminary investigations revealed that […]

Danger averted in lone fallen tanker crash on Otedola Bridge

Danger averted in lone fallen tanker crash on Otedola Bridge

By Olasunkanmi Akoni Men of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, the state Fire Service, Nigeria Police among others, saved what could have been another disaster when a tanker laden with 44,000 litres of Aviation fuel fell and spilt its content on the road along the notorious Otedola Bridge, on Lagos Ibadan Expressway. The […]

PHOTOS: Fallen fuel tanker spills content along MM2 Road as gridlock builds 

PHOTOS: Fallen fuel tanker spills content along MM2 Road as gridlock builds 

By Olasunkanmi Akoni A fuel tanker loaded with 33,000 litres of aviation fuel has fallen outward Local Airport, MM2 road, Ikeja and presently spilling its content on the road. The area, AP Bus Stop inward local airport has been cordoned off by emergency responders. Efforts in progress to avert disaster. The fallen tanker incident happened […]

We employed prayer warriors to pray for firefighting trucks ― Huan, FFS spokesperson

We employed prayer warriors to pray for firefighting trucks ― Huan, FFS spokesperson

Deputy Superintendent of Fire, DSF Ugo Huan is the Public Relations Officer of the Federal Fire Service, FFS. In this brief chat with Omeiza Ajayi, she speaks on the efforts of the Service in combating fire disasters in the country. Excerpts: How prepared is the fire service against the growing threats posed by frequent fuel […]