Fire destroys NNPC petrol station in Ogba

By Valentine Amanze

Fire has gutted the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) petrol station along College road Ogba in Ikeja area of Lagos State.
Although no death was recorded, the incident occurred on Monday when a tanker was dispensing fuel at the filling station.

At press time the cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained; but witnesses said that there was a spark before the tanker started discharging its contents.
Besides, firefighters were said to be having difficulties in putting out the inferno.
Some nearby houses are also reported to have been affected by the fire alongside a car lot close by, destroying at least six cars.

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