A gas explosion has occurred early this morning at the Second Coming Gas plant on the CMD road in Magodo area of Lagos state.
The inferno which spread to other properties in the area claimed some lives.
Several persons also injured as a result of the fire were taken to nearby hospital for treatment.
State Director of Fire and Safety Services, RASAQ FADIPE led his men to the scene to put out the fire.
The General Manager, LASEMA TIAMIYU ADESINA said investigations are ongoing as to what caused the explosion.
On his part, the chairman of Ikosi-Ketu Local Government, ABDULFATAI OYESANYA said there was need to review location of Gas plant in residential areas.