12 injured, vehicles burnt as fire razes Oando filling station


About 12 persons were reportedly injured on Easter night in a fire outbreak that engulfed the Oando filing Station, at Alagbole area of Ifo Local Area Government of Ogun State.

The fire which started Monday night, according eye witnesses also razed two commercial buses with number plates AGL 811 XE and LSR 552 SF, while an SUV which was submerged in water along with the entire filling station.

One of the eyewitnesses, a security operative, who identified himself as Wasui Ganiyu, said he first noticed the fire at about 10pm Monday night across the Alagbole bridge which is undergoing reconstruction.

The fire service operatives who arrived the seen an hour later could not salvage anything as the entire filling station was engulfed by the inferno.

As at the time of filling this report, the exact cause of the fire could not be ascertained.

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