A fuel tanker caught fire on Otedola Bridge outward Lagos on Thursday evening.
Officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency and Lagos Fire Service have been mobilised, reports the rapid Response Squad via its Twitter handle, @rrslagos767.
The RRS said its men were “on ground to manage the situation.”
The fire has reportedly been brought under control as men of the Lagos State Fire Service are at the scene of the fire accident.
The fire involved a fuel tanker and about 30 vehicles.
The Federal Road Safety Corps confirmed the story, even as it warned road users to avoid the scene of the inferno.
As of the time of filing this report, tens of vehicles were caught in the inferno, and many feared dead.