On Sunday evening, there was a fire outbreak at the petrol station near Boromeo roundabout in the commercial city of onitsha.
According to an eye witness, the fire broke out from a petrol tanker waiting to discharge its content in the fuel station. The petrol tanker exploded and burst the fuel station into flames.
The eye witness also said that the fire fighters couldn’t get to the accident scene on time because of the heavy traffic in Awka road. But they managed to control the fire outbreak when they arrived.
Meanwhile,The spokesman of Police, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, confirmed the incident to the news agency of Nigeria.
Mr Ikenga said, the police personnel has arrived the scene to control to incident and also prevent hoodlums from taking advantage of the situation.