Fire explosion has rocked a popular cooking gas plant located along Effurun/Sapele road in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State.
The affected facility identified as NELMIC Gas Plant is located opposite the Effurun Post Office.
Details as to what led to the fire explosion is yet to be known as at the time of filling this report.
According to residents, the gas station went up in flames around 10:30pm.
It was also gathered that the raging fire was fast spreading to neighbouring residential buildings and a popular church in the area, before the intervention of operatives from the fire service.
But the number of casualties could not yet be identified as it was gathered that unspecified number of persons were feared dead while several others sustained injuries from the fire explosion.