There was fire outbreak in Ilara, Ogijo, Ogun State  Sunday night, which has since thrown residents of the area into panic.

Investigation showed that the inferno might be a pipeline explosion. The NNPC pipeline passes through the village, according to residents.

Though no life is lost at present, the fire has spread over  1.5km expanse of land.

Meanwhile Ogun and Lagos States Fire Service had arrived the scene to put out the fire.