A late-night gas explosion caused damage to some sections of the National Arts Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos State on Saturday, December 30, 2023.
Men of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service were kept busy battling to put out the resultant raging fire.
Reports, including by The PUNCH and Vanguard, said the inferno started around 10:00 p.m. with smoke billowing into the skies.
About an hour later, the Director, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Margaret Adeseye, said the situation had been brought under control.
According to her, “There’s been exploded gas cylinder resulting to Fire which the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service is managing within the National Arts Theater.”
<span;>Adeseye said there was no casualty as of time of this report