BREAKING: Property destroyed as petrol tanker catches fire at Abesan Estate in Lagos

An early Monday morning fire incident caused by a petrol-laden tanker has resulted in destruction of property at Abesan Estate, along Ipaja Ayobo road, in Lagos.

Residents in the area who couldn’t substantiate the cause of the fire incident, only narrated how they saw the tanker burning, with petrol spill which spread around causing destruction to property.

A Twitter user, @Abiola_Usman lamenting the situation, said his father’s car got burnt as a result of the fire incident.

Another Twitter user who raised the alarm also via his handle, @trafficbutter said: “Burnt tanker at honeyland school opposite Abesan Estate gate, the traffic is still heavy as a result of closure of Ipaja road inward Mosalashi, we expect a better movement now since we’ve opened the road.

Another who tweeted via @benjaminamaechi said, “There is a tanker conveying fuel that caught fire at Abesan/Gate near Honeywell College this morning causing serious traffic jam. Fire fighters are already there. Please be guided in case you are going out. Thanks.”

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