Original By SaharaReporters, New York
Public Relations Officer of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Public Relations Officer of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Mr. Kehinde Adebayo, who responded on behalf of the Managing Director, Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, told SaharaReporters that the loud noise accompanied by the fire explosion is “from a tanker loaded with fuel.”
He said men of the LASEMA are now attending to that explosion and fire on scene of the incident, and have found that it is not a bomb blast.
He however, could not immediately tell whether or not there were casualties, as the men were still making frantic efforts to contain the fire.
The explosion had caused many residents to panic, fearing the loud explosion might be a bomb blast.