A tanker loaded with 33,000 litres of petrol with no registration number, was on Wednesday razed at Nkpor araa of Onitsha.
The federal commander of the federal road safety corps (FRSC) Anambra commander, Mr Abdrew Kumapayi said an investigation revealed that the fire was caused by a mechanical deficiency, NAN reports.
"The fuel loaded tanker caught Fire due to mechanical efficiency in the engine of vehicle"
The fire which completely burnt the tractor was put off by sympathizers using fire extinguishers.
" Two male adults were involved. No casualty or injury was recorded.
" Officials of FRSC are diverting traffic and have cordoned to scene to avoid running into the carcass and fire service vehicles," he said.
The sector commander appealed to motorists to keep ththe vehicles in good working condition before embarking on any trip.