What began as a normal busy Monday morning in the Magodo area of Lagos state soon turned chaotic, when a Gas station exploded.
Two persons were feared dead as a result in a fire outbreak from Second Coming gas plant situated along the CMD road of the state.
The fire was allegedly as a result of gas leakage from one of the trucks in the compound.
It was said that a vehicle with a faulty exhaust drove past at that period, thereby resulting in the sudden explosion.
Many people were injured following the fire purportedly spreading to other properties in the neighbourhood.
As the flame could be seen from as far as a kilometer away, men of the Lagos state fire service were said to be the first responders on the scene as they are seen battling the inferno head on.
This popular gas station, situated in a residential estate has been the destination for cooking gas users around the area.
Also responding to the emergency are men of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), LASAMBUS, RRS, FRSC,
Meanwhile, on the perimeter fence of the gas station we sight 2 bodies lying motionless on the ground. The bodies are visibly burnt, most likely a result of the gas explosion. They are said to be people who take refuge after dark in