A fuel tanker exploded Monday morning in Baruwa area of Ipaja, Our Community can report.

According to reports, the tanker went up in flames around 5 am at Gate Bus-stop in front of Homeland School which is located opposite Abesan Estate.

Residents said the prompt response of the fire service prevented the situation from escalating.

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) said that the inferno has been put out and urged residents and commuters not to panic.

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