There is panic around Damaturu, Yobe state capital after military armoured tank was seen on fire.
Eyewitness said the incidence which triggered fear in different quarters led many people to scamper for safety.
Already, firefighters have deployed to calm the raging inferno.
Spokesman of Operation Lafiya Dole Sector II, Captain Njoka Irabor, who dispelled any fear within the metropolis, assured that the situation was under intense control.
He called on people to go about their normal business.