Fifteen individuals have been injured and several other vehicles, property destroyed in Thursday’s gas tanker explosion in Lagos.
The incident occured at Balogun Bus Cease in Ifako-Ijaiye Native Authorities Space within the state.
Ibrahim Farinloye, South-West Coordinator, Nationwide Emergency Administration Company (NEMA), spoke to the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN).
He famous that response was swift and the hearth extinguished.
Farinloye stated at 3.05pm, a gasoline tanker making an attempt to enter Cerato Fuel Plant went up in flames.
“16 automobiles, two tricycles, two gasoline tankers, an occasion centre and a church constructing was destroyed. Additionally broken have been a block business and an connected workplace, a cement retailer, a sawmill and several other shops the place constructing supplies are being offered.”
15 folks injured have been taken to the Water Works Clinic.
Three are presently on admission, whereas two crucial circumstances have been referred to the Normal Hospital.
The remaining 10 had minor accidents and have been discharged.
“A number of the injured individuals informed us that they instantly jumped into a close-by canal which was full of water because it rained at present. That is among the main causes that there was no fatality,” Farinloye stated.
Emergency responders together with Lagos State Emergency Administration Company, Lagos State Fireplace Service, the Police and the Nigerian Safety and Civil Defence Corps have been on the scene.