8 Persons Dead, Properties Lost in Baruwa Gas Explosion

Baruwa fire

Imformation on 9ja news says that the explosion in Baruwa has left 8 persons dead and many properties lost. This was made known by the Lagos State Management Agency(LASEMA) on its twitter handle.

The tweet reads “Initial disaster assessment is as follows: Casualties still being assessed, 8 fatalities identified so far, 25 houses (mostly bungalows) , 16 lock up shops, 1 Primary School. Updates will follow as firefighters and rescue workers continue to operate at the incident scene”.

The agency says the explosion has been contained, “post diaster assesment will be carried out and further updates provided”.

“The explosion which occurred around 0600hrs has been contained. The gas emission has been identified and curtailed. Damping down is ongoing”.

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