Lagos gas fire: 30 injured, 23 buildings destroyed


The inferno that erupted from the gas tanker explosion in the Ifako-Ijaiye LG area of Lagos state has been put off by the officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA.

However, a post-disaster assessment conducted revealed that 30 people (20 Adult Males and 10 adult Females) were injured.

Other losses recorded include;
Residential buildings- 2
Church- 1
Event Centre- 1
Commercial buildings- 4
Market- 1 (consisting of 15 shanty shops)
Cars- 11
Mini trucks- 2
Bus- 1
Heavy-duty Truck- 1
Total number of Buildings- 23
Total number of Vehicles- 15

Responders at the scene were the LASEMA Response Team, LRU Paramedics, LRU Fireteam, LASG Fire Service, NEMA, NPF, NSCDC, and Red Cross.

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