Around 11pm, Thursday June 17, a tanker transporting gas explode in Ikeja, around Anthony Way, Mobolaji Bank.
According to sources, he said the cause of the fire was when the gas tanker, broke down and was leaking close to Total Filling station, around 10:30pm and this made everybody includes customers and sellers flee for their life’s.
We tried calling Lagos state fire service for help but all was infertile, and we heard the explosion of the gas tanker around 11 PM, which resulted into fire and razes down a plaza located close to the filling station.
Later, the Lagos state fire service arrived and tried to curtail the fire from causing further harm and later stopped it after 7 fire trucks were used around 12 PM.
Though, many sustained injuries, but no one was reported dead and damage was done to the buildings and vehicles located close to the scene.
While making an official Statement, Hakeem Odumosu the CP of Police, Lagos state, and other officials during their visit to the site said investigation are still being made and details will be revealed soon.