The scene of the gas explosion in Baruwa

Micheal Adeshina

A gas station is currently on fire in the Baruwa area of Ipaja, Lagos State.

PM NEWS confirmed that the incident started around 05:45 am.

First responders including men of the Lagos Fire Service and the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency have been drafted to the area.

8:38 am update: Men of the Lagos Fire Service and the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency have decimated the raging fire and brought the situation under control. Residents can go about their business without fear. Although work continues at the site.