Gas explosion destroys section of National Arts Theatre

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A late-night gas explosion caused damage to some sections of the National Arts Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos State on Saturday.

Speaking with our correspondent on Saturday, the Director of Public Affairs of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Amodu Shakiru, disclosed that efforts are ongoing to contain the spread of the fire.

Shakiru said, “There’s been an exploded gas cylinder resulting in a fire which the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service is managing within the National Arts Theatre.”

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Similarly, no fewer than four persons reportedly sustained various degrees of injuries as fire gutted Fat Noble filling station, an independent marketing oil firm along Old Road, opposite Torikoh, Badagry, Lagos State on Wednesday, December 27.

Also, several shops and goods were destroyed following a gas explosion that occurred at a market at the Council bus stop in the Ikotun area of Lagos State, on Saturday.

The current fire incident at the National Arts Theatre is the third fire incident reported in the last seven days in Lagos State.

Source: Punch Newspaper

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