Oando tank farm at Marine Beach, Apapa area of Lagos State, was on Thursday afternoon gutted by fire.
Emergency responders from the Federal Fire and NIMASA Fire Services battled to put out the inferno.
Southwest Zonal Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, disclosed that staffs of Oando were evacuated.
Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Femi Oke -Osayintolu, said: “The agency has activated its emergency response plan and all relevant stakeholders have commenced appropriate measures to combat the flames and prevent secondary incidents.”
OVH Energy, the licensee company behind the OANDO retail brand in Africa, also confirmed the incident.
It said there were no casualties during the incident.
It said on its official Twitter handle: “Preliminary information about the incident reveals that the fire emanated from a tank within the terminal, we confirm reports on the fire incident which took place.
“Whilst an investigation has been launched to ascertain other details, we have a team of professional firefighters on the ground to manage the outbreak.
“Safety remains our priority at OVH Energy as we operate under high safety standards to curb incidences of fire outbreaks as well as other health and safety risks from happening at any of our stations.”