Just day after the tragic fire incident in Ochanja Market in Onitsha, another fire incident was witnessed in the early hours of today October 18, after a fuel tanker crashed and spilled its content at Omagba Phase in Onitsha, Anambra state..
Eyewitnesses said no life was lost in the fire incident which began by 2:30a.m.
A Facebook user, PropherDr Okenwa who confirmed the incident wrote;
Onitsha people wake up to see another fire inferno,God have mercy on us. Another fire in Onitsha again this morning …
OMAGBA phase 2 Onitsha, the fire started around 2:30am this morning and destroyed many properties.
Another fuel tanker fell this early morning by 2:30am at Onitsha Enugu express way opposite Bessoy filling station and burst into flame’s which also flew through the gutter and entered Omagba phase 2 and burn some peoples car’s that was packed along the drainage line in that particular street of that Omagba phase 2
What’s the cause of this things bikonu…
It was further learnt that the fire was contained by the Anambra Fire Service within an hour but after it destroyed some cars in the community.
Here is a video from the scene of the fire incident at Omagba Phase 2 below;
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Another fire incident at Omagba Phase 2 in #Onitsha, #Anambra state. A fuel tanker crashed and exploded almost immediately along Onitsha Enugu express way, opposite Besoy filling station by 2:30am. The fire was contained within an hour, but not after destroying a few cars and properties around a mechanic workshop.