The entrance of Gowon Estate, Ipaja Road, Alimosho, in Lagos State is currently blocked off after a petrol tanker exploded this morning.
Naija News understands the petroleum tanker was loaded with 33,000 litres Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, popularly known as petrol.
The incident has necessitated the advice for motorists and other road users to make use of alternative routes as traffic gridlock is building up.
As at the time of filing this report, men of the Lagos State Fire Service and the State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA were still battling to put out the fire.
Meanwhile, no casualty has so far been recorded following the explosion.