The spokesperson for the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Southwest zone, Ibrahim Farinloye, who confirmed the incident said although no life was lost, many vehicles were destroyed by the fire.
He said the fire outbreak was not taken seriously initially until when one of the tankers exploded and it got out of hand.
Farinloye said the fire was later put out through the efforts of several firefighters from both government and private institutions.
On the cause of the fire, the Public Relations Officer said, “It is alleged to be caused by careless operations of a panel beater welding under a truck. It was alleged that the fire outbreak was not taken seriously initially until it got out of hand.
“However, the situation is under control. No one is injured and no death recorded.”