The massive inferno is reported to have engulfed the station and spread to other places near the facility. A thick black smoke reached over 300 feet has filled the air and can be seen as far away as Victoria Island.
Fire breaks out at ASCON petrol station [PHOTOS + VIDEO]
A fire has broken out at ASCON filling station, located at 240 Igbosere road, Lekki Phase 1 area of Lagos State.
It’s not clear what caused the fire explosion but eye witness accounts suggest that a tanker loaded with petrol exploded at the ASCON filling station.
Fire service officials are already on site, battling the fire as residents and on-lookers have joined in the rescue of lives and property.
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