A few houses and shops were purportedly demolished when a petroleum-loaded big hauler burst into flames on Sunday in Lokoja, Kogi State.
Observers told our journalist that the big hauler was going to arrange a curve along the Ganaja-Ajaokuta Road in Lokoja when it fell on its side, prompting the spillage of its substance as occupants marched to the scene to scoop fuel.
PUNCH Metro accumulated that a retailer along the street-lit a cigarette, which lighted the fire.
In any case, there was no record of death as of the hour of documenting this report.
The occurrence prompted bar of the street, as firemen fought to put out the hellfire.
Endeavors to get to the Public Relations Officer of the Kogi State Police Command, SP William Aya, demonstrated fruitless, as a few calls to his cell phone rang out.
He had likewise yet to answer an instant message shipped off him on the episode as of the hour of recording this report.