On arrival at the scene it was observed that there was a gas explosion at the aforementioned address.
Further investigation revealed that an unknown truck conveying Gasoline had a lone accident and exploded.
The impact of the explosion led to fire at adjoining buildings and several vehicles were burnt.
Several persons were injured and have been taken to the nearest hospital for treatment.
The inferno is being tackled head-on by the combined efforts of the LASEMA Response Team led by the Director Operations, LRU Fire, LASG Fire Service, Nigeria Police Force and NSCDC.
The total number of INJURED are 30 consisting of 20 Adult Males and 10 adult Females.
The LASEMA conducted a post disaster assessment. The Disaster losses are:
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.