Numbers of residents living around Egbe-Idimu Local Council Development Area of Lagos are currently on the run for safety following a pipeline explosion that occurred in the community.

The explosion occurred near Gloryland Estate, Isheri Olofin.

A video shared by residents of the area showed many residents running for safety after the explosion and the fire.

The fire is said to have affected Diamond Estate along Isheri/Lasu-Igando Road.

The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained but residents suspect pipeline vandalism as the cause.

The casualty from the fire could also not be ascertained yet.

Emergency and rescue officials have since been deployed to the area.

Efforts to reach the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) have been unsuccessful so far.

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