A fuel tanker explosion was recorded in the early hours of today October 11, at Pipeline Road, Gate Bus Stop along Ayobo Road in Iyana Ipaja, Lagos.
A Twitter user who shared a video from the scene of the incident said the explosion was caused by pipeline vandalism. He also disclosed that fire service officials were very much around to put out the fire.
“@safetyfox57 tweeted “Fire:@LAG_FireService had averted a looming disaster this Monday wee hours @ Pipeline Road, Gate Bus Stop, along Ayobo Road, Ipaja, Lagos where a Tanker went up in flame resulting from pipeline vandalism activities.”
Another Twitter user also revealed that the fire destroyed his father’s car.
“@Abiola_Usman tweeted “This tanker fire just burnt my dad’s car at Abesan. Early Monday morning”