On saturday, october 29th, at about 4:20 PM, an explosion occurred at the Kiri-Kiri area of lagos state.
Investigations revealed that a tanker conveying PMS fell while trying to navigate the kiri kiri road, igniting in the process and leading to the torching of one other trailer conveying gas along with 3 other containerized trucks.
One fatality has been recorded so far and unidentified person completely burnt to death with the fire also burning about five trucks, around the scene. However, spreading of the inferno to nearby cargo storage facility was halted by the Lagos State fire service, NPA fire service, the Agency’s Emergency Response Team and the Police men on ground.
The LASEMA General Manager Mr. Adesina Tiamiyu advised articulated vehicles and truck owners to ensure proper checks on the road worthiness of their vehicles and engaged experienced drivers to reduce the incessant accident on our Lagos road.