Properties destroyed as tanker explodes in Ogun (photos)

Following a tanker explosion at Lambe, Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State, it is said that about 10 structures were demolished.

Around 7 a.m. on Saturday, a tanker carrying gasoline crashed along Matogun Road, spilling its contents into the area.

No lives were lost in the incident, according to Mr. Ibrahim Farinloye, the territorial head of the National Emergency Management Agency in Lagos, who also confirmed the incident.

Farinloye said; 

“A tanker laden with about 45,000 litres of PMS (petrol) crashed, spilled its content and exploded at about 0700 hours this morning at Olambe matogun road ifo LGA Ogun State.

“Though, no live was lost or anyone sustain injury but about 10 buildings were consumed in the incident.

“The situation was mitigated with most of the content spilling into the canal close to the scene thereby saved the community from serious incident that could have affected people. The fire has been put out.”

Here are photos from the scene below…………………………………….

Properties destroyed as tanker explodes in Ogun  (photos/video)
Properties destroyed as tanker explodes in Ogun  (photos/video)
Properties destroyed as tanker explodes in Ogun  (photos/video)
Properties destroyed as tanker explodes in Ogun  (photos/video)
Properties destroyed as tanker explodes in Ogun  (photos/video)
Properties destroyed as tanker explodes in Ogun  (photos/video)
Properties destroyed as tanker explodes in Ogun  (photos/video)

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