A huge explosion rocked Abule Ado area of Festac Town in Amuwo Odofin LGA of Lagos State on Sunday morning.
The explosion caused a ripple effect across the state, with residents around Amuwo Odofin, Festac, Satellite Town, Abule Ado, Surulere, Mile 2 and Orile hearing the loud sound.
According to reports, the explosion was caused by a tipper which was offloading sand that caught fire, which spread to a nearby pipeline, triggering the blast.
The resulting fire from the explosion has destroyed houses and properties while several people are said to be entrapped in burning buildings, including children at a boarding school in the area.
The Federal Fire Service updated on their social media platforms that they were working with the Lagos Fire Service to tackle the situation.
Below are some videos and photos from around the scene of the fire, as obtained from Twitter.