The fire explosion was said to have been caused by pipeline vandals. Reports say the fire has already extended to the Abule Egba bus stop and residents are scampering for safety.
More and more residential and commercial houses are catching fire and the fire service are already on deck to control the situation.
Eyewitnesses are already flooding social media with various videos from the fire.
Oil bunkers cause huge fire outbreak in Abule Egba (3am, 19/12/2018). Fire is still on. Houses, cars, shops gone while human casualties are yet to be confirmed. Pleading with authorities to double up efforts to put off this fire & keep innocent people safe pic.twitter.com/4lR8wYPdt8
— Bhadmus Hakeem (@Bhadoosky) December 19, 2018