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Total Panic As Tanker Catches Fire In Iganmu-Lagos

Tanker-Catches-Fire-NigeriaFire was all over the premises of Zoom, a telecommunications company close to the National Theatre in Iganmu-Lagos today, in the morning, after an explosion took place as some people were transferring fuel from one tanker into another.
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Reports has it that the explosion, which occured shortly after 11AM caused panic in the areas as many ran for safety.
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At the fire scene, 3 petrol tankers and one trailer had been severly burnt by 12PM, while firefighters were battling to prevent the fire from spreading to the warehouse of the telecommunications company.
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Mr Bassey Moses, a security guard with Zoom, said that some people were transferring diesel when a genrator they were using sparked and caught fire.
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”We were told to allow them to be parking their trucks here. One of their trucks has a fault and in the process of transferring the diesel from it to another tanker, the fire broke out”, he said.

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