Over 200 buildings are believed to have been gutted by fire following twin pipeline explosions at the Fagba and Abule Egba areas of Lagos
The incident which happened suddenly,fire gasped out of the ground where pipeline was directed.
An eye witness, simply identified as Charles, said: “My wife alerted me about the explosion. She said the fire was serious.
“I have called fire fighters, they told me that they were already on their way. They said someone had already alerted them about the fire.”
Another eyewitness, who gave his name as Paul said :
“There’s panic everywhere. Some people ran out of their apartments stark naked.”
Meanwhile, the Lagos State Emergency Response Agency has activated the state’s Emergency Response Plan.LASEMA Response Teams and other first Responders have been mobilized to both incident sites.