An explosion has ripped through a warehouse where witnesses say fireworks were stored in Lagos. Some say its around idumagbo/jankara. We are not sure of the areas affected at the moment.
The explosion happened around 9 a.m. on Wednesday December 26th, 2012 on Lagos Island. The fire quickly spread over two blocks. According to sources, two firemen showed up in a fire truck and local residents grabbed fire hoses to try to help put out the flames.
It was not immediately clear if there were any casualties. An hour after the explosion fireworks were still going off. Witnesses say the building had firework inside.