A major fire disaster was averted on Sunday following a gas explosion at a petroleum gasoline station in Share, headquarters of Ifelodun government Area of Kwara State.

The incident occurred at the gasoline station near the community’s central mosque leaving two persons injured.

Although the hearth was postpone on time, the 2 injured persons were rushed to an undisclosed medical facility within the ancient town, consistent with Azeez Bakare, WAI brigade commander within the National Orientation Office (NOA) of the government council.

Bakare informed DAILY POST on phone that a gas truck had just finished offloading its consignment when the explosion occurred setting the station ablaze.

He said it had been the primary day of opening business within the gasoline station.

Bakare said one among the 2 injured persons sustained serious injuries, while the opposite person had minor injuries.

He said “I saw the 2 injured persons during a visit to the hospital (today) Monday, and that they are responding to treatment,” adding that normalcy has returned to the gasoline station.

Director of the State Fire Service, Abdulwaheed Iyanda Yakubu, told DAILY POST that it had been a gas explosion incident at the station which ignited the hearth.

He said the 2 staff of the service on ground at Share responded swiftly in bringing the hearth in check.