Oyo: 10 Escape Death As Petrol Tanker Catches Fire While Offloading At Filing Station


By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan 

It was confusion galore along Iseyin – Saki road on Monday evening as a petrol tanker caught fire at a filing station while offloading.

New  Nigerian gathered that no fewer than 10 people including workers at the filing station escaped death by whiskers during the incident which left the station razed.

Our Correspondent learnt that trouble started after a spark at the station which resulted in the tanker caughting fire with the filing station  razed as efforts by the station attendants, the tanker driver and others at the station and its surrounding failed with the thick smoke from the tanker enveloping  the area.

It was learnt that the petrol attendants, and others in the thick smoke managed to sneak out with others rescued from being trapped .

However, the fire was finally put off by men of the Oyo state Fire Service few minutes after their arrival at the filing station . 


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