A cooking gas station on Monday morning caught fire on CMD road, Magodo area in Lagos causing many people to run for their lives.
It was learnt that the plant reportedly went up in flames a while ago spreading fast to other facilities in the neighbourhood.
Officials of the Federal Road Safety Commission at the scene were seen carrying some corpses and those injured into their vehicles for immediate medical attention.
Channels reports that the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.
Officials of the state fire service are still battling to put the situation under control.