It was gathered that the fresh explosion occurred at about 3am on Tuesday morning.
A member of the community, Otache Gabriel raised the alarm via a post on his Facebook wall.
“Another fire outbreak in my community again. After first tanker explosion on Sunday, another one today around 3am this morning; houses are burning.
“God have mercy on us oo. Benue state is turning to another thing. God, two tanker explosions in one community.
Similarly, the Agatu Local Government Secretary, Oteyi Sunday confirmed the incident.
According to him, the conductor of the heavy duty vehicle has been arrested while the driver disappeared to an unknown destination.