Premium Motor Spirit Tanker explosion hits Rafin Zurfi & Gwallameji Area of Bauchi State affecting people and properties.
The Fuel tanker was said to have fallen around Federal Polytechnic Gate earlier on Wednesday morning with less attention given to it the fuel followed the drainage system to Rafin Zurfi’s small bridge spreading across anguwan sayawa of Gwallameji and Doka area.
It was around Late hours of Wednesday that fire ignited from unknown sources according to eye witness from bubbies hotel
“We were just enjoying the cool breeze of the evening when we saw a large fire raging towards us with great force everyone evacuated the building it was something I have never seen, this is not normal fire”
According to another Eye Witness around Virgin Mary lodge Gwallameji, he said;
We saw fire rounding our area, the fire started from inside Gwallameji before 2 minutes it has already reached the polytechnic gate and exploded with the tanker.
The fire service arrived at the scene of the incident at the moment of filing this report.
Another Eye Witness from Doka told our reporters that the fire is still coming as everywhere smells petrol they are all scared to go back to sleep. One boy from their area was seriously burnt as a result of the fire.
At the time of filing this report, 2 persons are reportedly burnt as a result of the fire with no confirmed case of death but properties have been destroyed!
More details coming…….