Petrol Tanker Catches Fire On Lagos-Benin Expressway (Pics)

There was pandemonium and panic around the Lagos-Benin expressway following a fire incident which threatened lives and properties. Luckily, the petrol tanker was not conveying a significant amount of fuel.

The incident, which occurred at the weekend around Ofosu axis of the expressway, left several road-side shops completely burnt down. It took the spirited intervention of people around the scene of the incident to minimize the spread of the inferno.

According to an eye-witness account, no life was lost.