Many feared dead as Tanker explodes in Lagos [Video]

A petrol tanker has exploded at Iganmu Bridge area of Lagos state with many feared dead and injured

  • A tanker has gone up in flames at the Iganmu Bridge area of Lagos
  • The unfortunate incident happened on Thursday night
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A petrol tanker has exploded at the Lagos Quadrapont Bridge, also known as the Iganmu Bridge, Lagos.

The incident, which occurred on Thursday night, sent shockwaves across the city.

The Lagos State Traffic Management Agency (LASTMA) swiftly relayed the news on Twitter, stating,

A tanker has gone up in flames just before Iganmu bridge from Sifax. LASTMA has already alerted the @LagosRescue. Our officers at the scene are doing their best to handle the situation.


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Furthermore, the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service confirmed the crisis, issuing a “Fire Alert!” via their official channels.

They reported that

a tanker fire is being combatted at the Lagos Quadrapont Bridge, by National Arts Theater, Iganmu as Sari Iganmu and Ilupeju Fire Crews combine efforts to tame the raging fire.

Operatives from various emergency services are on the scene, working tirelessly to bring the situation under control and combat the fierce inferno.

Watch Video below:


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