Petrol Tanker Fire Kills Two, Burns Four Vehicles In Jos (Pictures)
Two people have been killed, three Petrol Tankers and four vehicles destroyed by fire at Echemas Filling station along Bauchi Junction in Jos the Plateau state capital.
Accoridng to report the security man and one of the tanker driver were burnt beyond recognition.
The inferno which started last night was believed to have sparked by activities to revert petroleum products to the black market.
Some Eye witnesses Sagiru Sani and Ezekiel Dadung said the fire service officers have been battling with the fire since 10 pm last night adding that so far two people were burnt beyond recognition.
Sani said property including vehicles at the car stand opposite the filling station were destroyed by the fire from the scene of the Incident.
“The tanker was offloading petrol when it was gutted by fire, two people were burnt beyond recognition. Also four cars in a car stand near the filling station were burnt,” he said.
The fire service personnel declined comment as they continued with efforts to contain the fire.