A pipeline along Ijegun area around Ikotun town exploded and burnt properties, some persons were burnt to death why some were injured while trying to escape from their residents.

The incident happened at the early hours of this morning, Thursday 4th July, 2019.

Although the cause of the large fire is still unknown, but fire fighters were able to quench the fire.

It was also reported that properties, buildings and including a school was caught up by the flames.

The commmunity Ijegun is a northern suburban community in Alimosho Local Government in Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State Nigeria.

Below is a video which capture the incident of the flames and people running around to save their lives;