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Shops stacked with gas cylinders caused Ladipo explosion – LASEMA

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Shops stacked with gas cylinders caused Ladipo explosion - LASEMA

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency has said an open land with shanties and shops where gas cylinders were stacked caused the gas explosion which rocked the Ladipo area of the state on Tuesday morning.

LASEMA, in a statement on Facebook, titled, ‘LASEMA battles Ladipo Mushin Gas explosion,’ said it has deployed its Response Team, Eagle Squad at Cappa to contain the situation.

The Agency also said the fire from the explosion has been put under control by the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service and also the Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps.

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The statement read, “The Agency’s Response Team, Eagle Squad at Cappa have been deployed to a fire outbreak at Ojekunke Street, Ladipo Mushin today, Tuesday, 16th 2021.

“On getting to the scene, the Response Team discovered an open land with shanties and shops where gas cylinders are stacked.

“Further investigation revealed that the gas ignited and exploded.

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“However, the Agency’s Team and its Fire Unit and Lagos State Fire & Rescue Service and Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps,

“LNSC, have been able to put the fire under control and the firemen are blanketing the affected area.”

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