Quick facts about the ongoing fire at a Local MRS Filling Station in Surulere,Lagos

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There is an ongoing fire at the MRS Filling Station located in the Lawanson Area of Surulere Lagos.

The fire was caused by the explosion of an oil tanker off loading at the filling station.

An eyewitness who wishes to remain anonymous stated that many may be injured as the fire spiraled out of control.

The Lagos fire department is currently at the scene of the fire, trying to contain it.

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Fire at the Lawanson MRS Filling station. Photo Credit: Felicia Ochelle

Close to a hundred people have gathered where the fire occurred and this has caused a lot of traffic. The cars coming towards the scene are on a stand still.imageimage

It is yet to be confirmed whether there are any casualties.

More updates coming soon.

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