A gas station along CMD Road in Magodo, Lagos has wrecked havoc in the neighbourhood after explosion.
The fire was said to have been caused by an exhaust of a car which resulted in an explosion.
The Lagos firefighter unit have confirmed there were casualties, but have not revealed the actual figure.
The gas plant will be closed down for business till further notice, authorities have said.
Motorists and pedestrians are advised to take alternative in order to avert another disaster.