The pipeline fire in Abule Egba area of Lagos State has been put out by a combined team of firefighters and emergency responders.
The Lagos State Government announced this in a tweet on Monday.
Recall that there was panic in the Ekoro area of Abule Egba of Lagos State around 8 pm on Sunday when a pipeline belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation exploded.
Three persons, including a minor, were confirmed dead in the inferno. Many houses were also burnt.
“After several hours of intense fire fighting by the combined teams of Lagos fire and other agencies, the fire at Ile Epo Ekoro Road, Abule-Egba Inwards Baruwa in Alimosho Local Government Area was successfully put out,” the LASG tweeted at 10.46 am on Monday.