A scene of the tanker fireplace incident in Imo State on February 13, 2020.
A tanker totally loaded with Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) often known as petrol has gutted fireplace in Imo State.
The incident occurred on Thursday alongside Owerri-Aba Expressway, a number of kilometres from the Imo Airport.
One particular person was killed and two others critically injured on account of the inferno.
An eyewitness instructed Channels Tv on the scene of the incident that the accident occurred after the petrol tanker rammed into the street demarcation.
He stated this triggered the hearth and, within the course of, the driving force of the tanker died as he struggled to flee.
Shortly after the inferno, males of the Imo State Fireplace Service arrived on the scene to place out the hearth.
Addressing reporters on the scene, the Director of Fireplace Service in Imo State, Japhate Okoereafor, stated they received to know concerning the incident following a misery name.
He added that he instantly ordered and dispatched firefighters to the scene and requested a backup from the Airport Fireplace Service.
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